2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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STARS Project Management

Item 454 #2c

Item 454 #2c

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Public Safety
State Police, Department of FY2005 $0 FY2006 $250,000 GF

Page 412, line 33, strike "$28,766,329" and insert "$29,016,329".
Page 413, after line 16, insert:
"D.1. This appropriation includes $2,510,000 the second year from the general fund for implementing the Statewide Agencies Radio System (STARS) project.
2. The Secretary of Public Safety, in conjunction with the STARS Management Group and the Superintendent of State Police, shall provide a report on (1) the scope of the STARS contract; (2) projected total costs for the system, including project management costs and expected annual operating costs; (3) proposed communications technologies and system capabilities; (4) the status of site acquisition to support the system; (5) the activities related to in-house and contract project management and a description of the project management plan; (6) an outline of the project timelines for implementing the system; and (7) other matters as the Secretary may deem appropriate. This report shall be provided to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than October 1, 2005."

(This amendment restores full funding for the second year project management costs of the Statewide Agencies Radio System (STARS) project and requires a status report on system implementation by October 1, 2005.)