2002 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

VDOT 7 & 8 Percent Reductions

Item 498.10 #1s

Item 498.10 #1s

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Transportation, Department of FY2003 ($10,804,523) FY2004 ($12,535,172) NGF

Page 354, after line 38, insert:
Savings from Management Actions (71301).........($10,804,523)            ($12,535,172)
Fund Sources: Commonwealth Transportation ....($10,804,523)             ($12,535,172)                  
Authority:  Discretionary Inclusion
As part of the management savings identified in this item, the Department shall reconsider its implementation of the recommendations included in the Governor's Commission on Transportation Policy's interim and final reports as well as implementation of the Synergy project.  In addition, on and after April 25, 2002, no agency of the Commonwealth shall employ, or continue to employ, any person whose position is exempt from Title 2.2, Chapter 29, Code of Virginia, the Personnel Act, pursuant to §2.2-2905.20, Code of Virginia.  Persons currently employed in such positions shall be provided four weeks salary as a severance benefit.  No such person shall be reemployed in a classified position without first making application for such position in a competitive process open to all qualified individuals."

(This amendment identifies 7 and 8 percent management savings. In addition, it eliminates funding for at-will employees. A companion amendment in Part 3 transfers the savings to the general fund.)