2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Virginia Values Veterans Program

Item 461 #1h

Item 461 #1h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
Veterans Services, Department of FY2015 $100,000 FY2016 $100,000 GF

Page 392, line 31, strike "$9,135,015" and insert "$9,235,015".
Page 392, line 31, strike "$9,130,642" and insert "$9,230,642".
Page 393, line 16, after "F." insert "1."
Page 393, after line 24, insert:
"2. Included in the appropriations for this item is $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year from the general fund to expand the Virginia Values Veterans Inter-Agency Working Group.  This inter-agency working group shall include key state agencies such as the Department of Education, the Department of Human Resource Management, state agencies from the Commerce and Trade secretariat, and representatives from the community college system and Virginia colleges and universities.  The purpose of the inter-agency working group is to increase business awareness of the need to assist veterans and to also encourage state agencies to join the Virginia Values Veterans program as employers."

(This amendment provides general fund dollars to expand the V3 Inter-Agency Working Group of key state agencies to develop an integrated approach to business awareness about the need to hire 40,000 veterans across Virginia and to encourage business access for veteran hiring.)