2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Conference Report)

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STARS Study (language only)

Item 422 #1c

Item 422 #1c

Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of State Police


Page 406, line 34, strike "I." and insert I.1."

Page 406, after line 37, insert:

"2. The Superintendent of the Department of State Police shall provide a report detailing anticipated expenditures for equipment replacement for the State Agencies Radio System (STARS) over the ensuing six fiscal years.  The report shall be coordinated with the Department of the Treasury and shall include an assessment of potential financing mechanisms for equipment replacement.  The report shall be provided to the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security, the Secretary of Finance, the Secretary of Information Technology, the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget, the STARS Management Group, and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1, 2017.  The Superintendent shall thereafter provide an updated report by October 1 of each ensuing odd-numbered calendar year."


(This amendment directs the Department of State Police to provide a biennial report on the projected need for equipment replacement and financing strategies for the State Agencies Radio System.)