2010 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

Chief Patron: Puckett
Far Southwestern Veterans Care Center (language only)

Item C-80.10 #1s

Item C-80.10 #1s

Public Safety
Veterans Services, Department of

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The Governor is authorized to request federal funds to construct a new veterans care center with up to 120 beds located in the far southwestern area of Virginia. After the United States Department of Veterans Affairs has determined that federal funds will be allocated for the new center, the Director, Department of Planning and Budget, shall approve a short-term, interest-free treasury loan in the amount of $28,500,000 to the Department of Veterans Services for the state share of the construction."

"C-80.10 Southwestern Virginia Veterans Care Center

(This amendment authorizes the Governor to request federal funds for construction of a new veterans' care center in far southwestern Virginia. A treasury loan in the amount of $28.5 million is authorized if federal funds are approved.)