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2018 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Move Technology Functions to Commerce and Trade Secretariat

Item 102 #2h

Item 102 #2h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Commerce and Trade
Secretary of Commerce and Trade FY2019 $206,741 FY2020 $206,741 GF
FY2019 1.00 FY2020 1.00 FTE

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Page 82, line 3, strike "$729,444" and insert "$936,185".
Page 82, line 3, strike "$729,444" and insert "$936,185".

Page 82, after line 17, insert:

"C. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, the authority and responsibilities of the Secretary of Technology referenced in § 2.2-205, § 2.2-2221, § 2.2-2221.1, § 2.2-2233.1, § 2.2-2240.1, § 2.2-2485, § 2.2-2698, § 2.2-2699.1, § 2.2-2738, § 15.2-2425, § 23.1-2911.1, § 23.1-3102, § 23.1-3132, § 58.1-322.02, and § 58.1-402, Code of Virginia, shall be executed by the Secretary of Commerce and Trade.  Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, the authority and responsibilities of the Secretary of Technology referenced in § 2.2-225, Code of Virginia, shall be divided between the Secretary of Administration and the Secretary of Commerce and Trade as determined by the Governor."

Page 82, line 19, strike "7.00" and "7.00" and insert "8.00" and "8.00".

Page 82, line 20, strike "7.00" and "7.00" and insert "8.00" and "8.00".



Explanation

(This amendment moves a portion of the funding included in the Office of the Secretary of Technology to the Office of the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to support the movement of certain technology functions to the Commerce and Trade secretariat to include the addition of a Deputy Secretary for Technology and Innovation. In addition, this amendment includes language that clarifies that the Secretary of Commerce and Trade will be taking over a portion of the responsibilities previously executed by the Secretary of Technology. Companion amendments in the Office of Secretary of Administration and the Office of the Secretary of Technology complete the transfer of funding from the Technology secretariat.)