2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Conference Report)

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Crime Victim/Witness Fund

Item 391 #5c

Item 391 #5c

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Public Safety
Department Of Criminal Justice Services FY2007 $0 FY2008 $500,000 GF

Page 340, line 33, strike "$74,972,556" and insert "$75,472,556".
Page 341, line 30, after "dedicated special revenue" insert:
", and $500,000 the second year from the general fund.  The Department of Criminal Justice Services shall provide a report on the current and projected status of federal, state and local funding for victim-witness programs supported by the Fund.  Copies of the report shall be provided to the Secretary of Public Safety and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by October 16, 2006."

(This amendment provides $500,000 the second year from the general fund to offset reductions in federal Victims of Crime Act funds for the Virginia Crime Victim/Witness Fund, and directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services to report on the status of funding for victim-witness programs.)