2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Conference Report)

Merge Veteran's Agencies/Councils (language only)

Item 90.15 #1c

Item 90.15 #1c

Office Of Administration
Veterans' Affairs, Department of

Page 74, after line 8, insert:
"Pursuant to the provisions of House Bill 1774, 2003 Session of the General Assembly, the Department of Veteran's Affairs, the Virginia Veteran's Care Center Board of Trustees, the Board on Veteran's Affairs and the Virginia Veteran's Cemetery Board are consolidated within a newly created Department of Veteran's Services under the direction of a Commissioner of Veteran's Services, effective July 1, 2003.  The Director, Department of Planning and Budget, shall include implementation of the actions set forth in House Bill 1774, including the required changes to this item and to Item 95, in the Budget Bill submitted to the 2004 Session of the General Assembly. "

(This amendment directs the Department of Planning and Budget to reflect the consolidation and renaming of the former Department of Veteran's Affairs in the Governor's budget submission in December 2003.)