2006 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

View Budget Item
View Budget Item amendments

Security for Jamestown 2007 Events (language only)

Item 462 #17s

Item 462 #17s

Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations

Page 408, following line 29, insert:
"T. The Governor is authorized to expend from the unappropriated general fund balance in this Act such amounts as are required to reimburse Virginia state and local law enforcement and emergency services agencies for their necessary expenses in excess of amounts appropriated in this Act, for the provision of essential security and emergency services for the Jamestown 2007 commemorative events, including the Yorktown 225th Anniversary (October 19-22, 2006); the Jamestown 400th Anniversary Weekend (May 11-15, 2007); and the Democracy Conference (September 16-19, 2007).  Reimbursement under this Item may be provided to, but is not limited to, the Departments of Emergency Management, Military Affairs, State Police, and Transportation and the Marine Resources Commission, as well as local police and sheriffs' departments, fire departments, and emergency medical services agencies and volunteer rescue squads.  Any reimbursement authorized herein shall be based on a review of actual expenses incurred in the course of these events as documented in a manner to be determined in advance by the Departments of Planning and Budget and Emergency Management.  The Governor shall provide interim reports by December 31, 2006 and December 31, 2007, and a final report by June 30, 2008, to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees, on the expenses reimbursed."

(This amendment provides authority for the Governor to reimburse state and local law enforcement and emergency services agencies out of unappropriated balances for costs incurred during the Jamestown 2007 commemorative events.)