2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Conference Report)

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HB 2050-Thompson Claims Bill

Item 274 #2c

Item 274 #2c

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Treasury, Department of the FY2009 $0 FY2010 $259,995 GF

Page 279, line 44, strike "$8,007,094" and insert "$8,267,089".
Page 280, after line 20, insert:
"D.1.  Out of the amounts provided for Insurance Services, there shall be paid for the relief of Teddy Pierries Thompson from the general fund of the state treasury, upon execution of a release and waiver forever releasing (i) the Commonwealth or any agency, instrumentality, officer, employee, or political subdivision thereof, (ii) any legal counsel appointed pursuant to § 19.2-159 of the Code of Virginia, and (iii) all other parties of interest from any present or future claims he may have against such enumerated parties in connection with the aforesaid occurrence:  (a) the sum of $51,999, to be paid to Teddy Pierries Thompson on or before August 1, 2009, by check issued by the State Treasurer on warrant of the Comptroller and (b) the sum of $207,996 to be used by the State Treasurer to purchase an annuity for the primary benefit of Teddy Pierries Thompson providing for equal monthly payments for a period of 25 years commencing on or before September 1, 2009.
2.  The State Treasurer shall purchase the annuity for Teddy Pierries Thompson at the lowest cost available from any A+ rated company authorized to sell annuities in the Commonwealth, including any A+ rated company from which the State Lottery Department may purchase an annuity."

(This amendment provides funding for the relief of Teddy Pierries Thompson, who was wrongfully incarcerated for six years.)