2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Eliminate Enhanced E-911 Transfer

Item 403 #1c

Item 403 #1c

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Public Safety
Emergency Management, Department of FY2009 ($49,818,979) FY2010 ($48,113,801) NGF
FY2009 -10.00 FY2010 -10.00 FTE

Page 369, strike lines 20 through 51 and insert "Omitted.".

(This amendment eliminates a proposed transfer of the E-911 program from VITA to the Department of Emergency Management as contained in the introduced budget and is a companion to an amendment restoring this program within VITA. Information provided as part of the introduced budget reports that efficiencies will result from reassigning the E-911 program to an agency responsible for emergency management. However, the program as currently constituted is recognized as among the best E-911 programs in the nation. Further, VITA was in the process of modernizing Virginia's E-911 program prior to this proposed transfer. Much of the equipment for E-911 service is becoming outdated. The funding for modernization remains within VITA.)