2013 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

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Alter Hampton Roads Care Center Language to Meet Federal Requirements (language only)

Item C-34.10 #1h

Item C-34.10 #1h

Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
Veterans Services, Department of

Page 462, line 16, after "cost", delete "." and insert:
", so that the project may proceed without further action by the Commonwealth, in accordance with 38 CFR 59.50 and 38 CFR 59.70(b).  The treasury loan shall be repaid by such sources of funding as determined by the Governor and General Assembly.  The Director, Department of Planning and Budget, is authorized to sign and certify any federal documents or forms to acknowledge that the state share of funding for the Hampton Roads Veterans Care Center is available without further action by the Commonwealth".

(This amendment alters budget language regarding the availability of state matching funds for construction of a new veterans care center in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia to comply with the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). 38 CFR 59.50 and 38 CFR 59.70(b) require Virginia to certify, once it is determined that federal funds are to be allocated, that the project may proceed "without further action required by the state.")