2013 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Deeds
Conservation Police Officers and Support Staff (language only)

Item 368 #1s

Item 368 #1s

Natural Resources
Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of
Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of FY2013 48.00 FY2014 48.00 FTE

Page 328, after line 10, insert:
"Out of these amounts, the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries shall provide $25,000,000 from existing nongeneral fund appropriations for use by the agency's law enforcement division.  The Department shall provide for 28 additional sworn Conservation Police Officers, for a total of 210, and 20 additional law enforcement support staff positions out of current appropriations."

(This amendment will enhance the agency's response to calls for service and public safety. The support staff positions are required to adequately staff the agency' law enforcement communications center.)