2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

Chief Patron: Lingamfelter
Establish Veterans Service Foundation Item

Item 472.20 #1h

Item 472.20 #1h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Veterans and Defense Affairs
Department of Veterans Services FY2017 $0 FY2018 $115,000 GF
FY2017 0.00 FY2018 1.00 FTE

Page 456, after line 36, insert:

"472.20 Veteran Services Foundation$0$265,000
Fund Sources:  General
                            Dedicated Special Revenue
$150,000 "


(This amendment establishes the Veterans Service Foundation as an entity independent of the Department of Veterans Services under the cognizance of the Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs, pursuant to House Bill 2148. The amendment provides $115,000 the second year from the general fund and one position, and $150,000 from dedicated special revenues the second year. The dedicated special revenues represent the estimated unrestricted portion of the Veterans Services Fund. A companion amendment to Item 472 of this act makes corresponding reductions to the appropriations and position levels of the Department of Veterans Services.)