2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Committee Approved)

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Minority Recruitment Study

Item 414 #7s

Item 414 #7s

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Public Safety
State Police, Department of FY2007 $0 FY2008 ($100,000) GF

Page 436, line 38, strike "$209,901,982" and insert "$209,801,982".
Page 438, line 47, strike $200,000" and insert "$100,000".
Page 438, line 52, following "minorities."  insert:
"The Department of State Police shall provide a report on its efforts to increase minority recruitment, hiring, and promotion, including: (i) trends over time based on available data, and (ii) an assessment to determine those strategies which have proven most successful in the past and which may be recommended in the future, including but not limited to marketing and advertising programs.  Copies of this report shall be provided to the Governor and the General Assembly by October 1, 2007."

(This amendment removes $100,000 from the general fund the second year for additional marketing and advertising programs included in the budget as introduced, for the recruitment of minority troopers. With this adjustment, an increase of $100,000 is provided for this purpose. This amendment also includes language directing the agency to submit a report on its results over time in minority recruitment, hiring, and promotion.)