2014 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
Sexual and Domestic Violence Victims Services Fund

Item 487 #2s

Item 487 #2s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Independent Agencies
Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission FY2015 $18,000,000 FY2016 $18,000,000 GF

Page 417, line 32, strike "$7,676,018" and insert "$25,676,018".
Page 417, line 32, strike "$8,056,021" and insert "$26,056,021".
Page 417, following line 42, insert:
"C.1.  Included within this appropriation is $18,000,000 each year from the general fund for sexual and domestic violence victim services programs, to be credited to the Sexual and Domestic Violence Subfund of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund, as authorized by Senate Bill 4 of the 2014 General Assembly.
2. The Commission shall provide an annual report on the implementation and performance of the grant programs supported by the Sexual and Domestic Violence  Victim Services Fund, beginning on October 1, 2014.  Copies of the report shall be provided to the Secretary of Public Safety and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees."

(This amendment provides $18,000,000 each year from the general fund for the proposed Sexual and Domestic Violence Subfund, pursuant to Senate Bill 4, to provide grants for local programs that provide services to victims of sexual and domestic violence. The Virginia Workers Compensation Commission will be responsible for administering these grant programs, effective July 1, 2014, and an annual report is required, beginning October 1, 2014. This amendment is contingent upon final passage of Senate Bill 4 by the 2014 General Assembly.)