2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Cox
Electronic Veterans' Disability Claims System (language only)

Item 425 #1h

Item 425 #1h

Public Safety
Veterans Services, Department of

Page 462, after line 11, insert:
"D.  Subject to the availability of sufficient nongeneral fund revenues, including, but not limited to, private donation and federal funds, the Department shall work in concert with applicable state and federal agencies to develop and deploy an automated system for the electronic preparation of veterans' disability claims.  The Commissioner shall ensure that the system is efficient and statutorily compliant."

(This amendment permits the Department of Veterans Services to continue developing an automated system for electronically preparing veterans' disability claims to the extent nongeneral fund sources of funding are available. Any system developed by the agency must be statutorily compliant with state and federal agency requirements.)