2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Conference Report)

DMA - Capital Outlay Process Improvements (language only)

Item C-34.30 #2c

Item C-34.30 #2c

Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Military Affairs


"A. The Department of General Services (DGS) and the Department of Military Affairs (DMA), in consultation with the Department of Planning and Budget (DPB), shall study and identify issues related to the DMA's ability to enter into contracts using federal funding and adhering to the Commonwealth's  capital outlay Code requirements, and DGS' policy and procedures for capital outlay projects. DGS and DMA will give priority to evaluating and developing, if possible, options to leverage federal dollars for capital projects that become available and must be obligated within 90 days of the end of a federal fiscal year.  DGS and DMA shall submit recommendations to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees and the Secretaries of Administration, Finance, and Public Safety and Homeland Security no later than November 1, 2017."


(This amendment directs the Departments of Military Affairs, General Services, and Planning and Budget to identify steps to improve the ability to leverage federal funds for capital projects.)