2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McDougle
Co-Patron(s): Norment, Reeves
Search and Rescue (SB 1184)

Item 394 #1s

Item 394 #1s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Public Safety
Emergency Management, Department of FY2015 $478,000 FY2016 $325,000 GF
FY2015 3.00 FY2016 3.00 FTE

Page 350, line 20, strike "$23,104,689" and insert "$23,582,689".
Page 350, line 21, strike "$22,999,019" and insert "$23,324,019".

(This amendment provides $478,000 the first year and $325,000 the second year and three positions each year from the general fund to upgrade the department's search and rescue capabilities, pursuant to Senate Bill 1184. The two positions include a search and rescue coordinator and two regional search and rescue coordinators. This amendment also includes one-time start-up costs the first year including equipment, and recurring costs for mobile technology, vehicle maintenance, and training, travel and materials. Senate Bill 1184 and this companion budget amendment are recommendations of the Crime Commission, based on its study of search and rescue operations as authorized by Senate Joint Resolution 64 and House Joint Resolution 62 of the 2014 Session. This amendment is contingent upon passage of Senate Bill 1184.)