2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hanger
Co-Patron(s): Alexander, Barker, Carrico, Edwards, Watkins, Wagner
Ending Veterans Homelessness

Item 461 #1s

Item 461 #1s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
Veterans Services, Department of FY2015 $0 FY2016 $4,500,000 GF

Page 423, line 42, strike "$11,297,591" and insert "$15,797,591".
Page 424, after line 43, insert:
"H. Included within this appropriation is $4,500,000 the second year from the general fund for support services for homeless veterans, which supports the goals of the Action Plan to End Veterans Homelessness in Virginia, developed in June 2014."

(This amendment provides $4,500,000 the second year from the general fund to increase access to supportive services for homeless veterans to help them obtain and maintain stable housing. The agency will award this funding through grants to organizations providing these services.