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Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Virginia Values Veterans Program Plan (language only)

Item 466 #1h

Item 466 #1h

Veterans and Defense Affairs
Department of Veterans Services

Language

page 407, after line 36, insert:

"D. The Department is hereby directed to develop a plan to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the Virginia Values Veterans program. At a minimum, the plan shall (i) assess the impact of the program on employer knowledge of the veteran workforce and their decision to hire veterans, (ii) an assessment of the roles and responsibilities of program staff and contractors, (iii) the ease and efficiency of the employer certification process, and (iv) recommendations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the program identified in the course of its assessment. The Department shall provide its plan and recommendations to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than November 1, 2018."



Explanation

(This amendment requires the Department of Veterans Services to develop a plan to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Virginia Values Veterans program, and report its findings and recommendations to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than November 1, 2018.)