2012 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Watkins
Comp Board Reorganization

Item 75 #1s

Item 75 #1s

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Criminal Justice Services, Department of FY2013 $63,932,679 FY2014 $63,932,679 GF

Page 291, following line 45, insert:
The Department of Criminal Justice Services shall allocate the funds in this Item for Commonwealth's Attorneys in FY 2013 in twelve equal monthly installments, based on FY 2012 allocations.  The funds in this Item shall be allocated through a block grant beginning in FY 2014.  The Department shall develop policies and procedures, including performance standards, to administer the block grant.  A report on the implementation of the block grant shall be submitted to the Governor and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by December 1, 2012."

(This is one of a series of amendments that reorganizes the Compensation Board. This amendment transfers $63,932,679 GF each year from the Compensation Board to the Department of Criminal Justice Services for state financial assistance for Commonwealth's Attorneys. A companion amendment to Item 72 transfers these funds from the Compensation Board. Companion amendments to Items 75 and 396 transfer funds and positions from the Compensation Board to administer these funds as a block grant beginning in FY 2014.)