2012 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1301 (Conference Report)

Veterans Care Center (language only)

Item C-34.10 #1c

Item C-34.10 #1c

Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
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 240 beds in the Hampton Roads 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 cost."

"C-34.10 Hampton Roads Veterans Care Center (17957)

(This amendment provides authority to seek federal funds for the new veterans care center in Hampton Roads and authorizes a short-term treasury loan for Virginia's 35 percent share of the construction cost once the federal funding is secured.)