2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Shannon
JLARC review of the Legislative Branch

Item 29 #1h

Item 29 #1h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Legislative Department
Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission FY2009 $200,000 FY2010 $0 GF

Page 17, line 5, strike "$3,519,465" and insert "$3,719,465".
Page 17, after line 36, insert:
"E. Out of this appropriation $200,000 from the general fund in the first year is provided for the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) to study the operations of the legislative branch including both houses and all agencies within the legislative branch.  JLARC has the authority to contract for services to perform part or all of the review through an open and competitive procurement process in accordance with the provisions of the Virginia Public Procurement Act.  JLARC shall complete its study and submit an executive summary of its findings and recommendations no later than the first day of the 2009 regular session of the General Assembly."

(This amendment requests general funds pursuant to House Joint Resolution 118 and House Bill 963, both of which direct JLARC to conduct a study of the legislative branch and recommend improvements and areas of potential cost savings.)