2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Chichester
Phase-in Commonwealth's Attorneys Full Funding

Item 65 #1s

Item 65 #1s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Compensation Board FY2005 $0 FY2006 $1,309,604 GF

Page 48, line 42, strike "$46,914,440" and insert "$48,224,044".
Page 51, following line 10, insert:
"J. Included in this appropriation is $1,309,604 the second year for 72 new positions as the first step in a three year plan to fully fund the Compensation Board's staffing standards by June 30, 2008.  The Governor shall include the additional funding required to meet this goal in his budget proposals for the 2006-2008 biennium."

(This amendment phases in full funding of the Compensation Board's staffing standards for Commonwealth's Attorneys over three years. SB 700, as introduced, proposed to phase-in full funding of these staffing standards over six years. It is the intent of the General Assembly that those technical changes necessary to implement this amendment shall be made to the position table in Item 63 of this Act during enrolling.)