2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Watkins
Med-Flight Program

Item 414 #5s

Item 414 #5s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Public Safety
State Police, Department of FY2015 $0 FY2016 $750,000 GF

Page 360, line 38, strike "$240,011,684" and insert "$240,761,684".
Page 361, line 23, strike "$3,098,098 the second year" and insert "$3,848,098 the second year".
Page 361, line 25, after "operations." insert:
"Included within the amount for the second year is $750,000 from the general fund, which shall be provided to the County of Chesterfield for its use in funding the paramedics assigned to the Department of State Police for aviation (Med-Flight) operations, and for related Med-Flight expenses.  The release of these funds is conditioned upon the approval by the Department of State Police and the Virginia Commonwealth University Health  System Authority of a memorandum of agreement designed to enhance the level of regional cooperation in providing air evacuation services in Central Virginia, including expanding the level of cross-training of law enforcement, aviation and medical personnel and the application of the most advanced technology and management systems in the Med-Flight program.  A report on the provisions of the memorandum of agreement and the enhancement of the Med-Flight program in Central Virginia shall be provided by the Department of State Police to the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committee by July 15, 2015."

(This amendment provides $750,000 the second year from the general fund to support the Med-Flight program in Central Virginia.)