2010 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Cox, K.
Electronic Veterans Claims System

Item 413 #1h

Item 413 #1h

First Year - FY2011 Second Year - FY2012
Public Safety
Veterans Services, Department of FY2011 $30,000 FY2012 $30,000 GF

Page 275, line 18, strike "$5,445,226" and insert "$5,475,226".
Page 275, line 18, strike "$5,445,226" and insert "$5,475,226".
Page 275, after line 35, insert:
“D.  Out of the amounts appropriated for Case Management Services for Veterans Benefits, $30,000 each year from the general fund is provided for the continued development of an automated system for the processing of veterans claims, including improvements to the department’s existing computer systems.  In designing this automated claims processing system, the department shall ensure that the appropriate information is collected on veterans claims in order to expedite processing of Virginia veterans' claims by the federal Department of Veterans’ Affairs and that any system developed is capable of electronically submitting veterans claims to the Department of Veterans’ Services as that federal agency develops such capabilities in the future.”

(This amendment provides $30,000 each year from the general fund for the further development of an electronic system for processing Virginia veterans' claims for federal benefits.)