2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Conference Report)

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Virginia Distribution Center (language only)

Item 80 #1c

Item 80 #1c

General Services, Department of

Page 69, at the beginning of line 4, insert "A."
Page 69, after line 7, insert:
"B.  The Department of General Services shall seek consultation from within or outside of state government in order to modify agency operations of the Virginia Distribution Center to reflect modern procurement, operation, warehousing and distributional methods.  
C.  The Department of General Services, in consultation with the Auditor of Public Accounts, shall undertake a comparative analysis of the total costs associated with procuring, purchasing, warehousing, delivering and maintaining the food, janitorial and other commodities required to operate a major correctional facility in the Commonwealth run by the Department of Corrections which utilizes the services of the Virginia Distribution Center with the costs associated with the same activities for a comparable prison not currently utilizing the Virginia Distribution Center.
D.  A summary report of findings and recommendations made pursuant to paragraphs  B and C of this item shall be submitted to the chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than December 1, 2003."

(This amendment direct DGS to review the operations of the Virginia Distribution Center.)