2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Committee Approved)

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State Police - STARS Radio

Item C-34.10 #1h

Item C-34.10 #1h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of State Police FY2019 $0 FY2020 ($92,151,000) NGF

Page 531, line 3, strike "$132,151,000" and insert "$40,000,000".

Page 531, strike lines 5 through 11 and insert:

"It is the intent of the General Assembly, that this appropriation is the first of a four year allocation to implement an upgrade program for the Statewide Agencies Radio System (STARS) project. It may consist of, but is not limited to, land, mobile telecommunications equipment and towers; software; radio frequency rights and licenses; communications control buildings and facilities; related infrastructure; program management; and other project costs necessary, incidental or convenient to undertake, acquire, develop, construct, upgrade, and equip the integrated statewide shared land-mobile radio communications system for the Commonwealth."


(This amendment provides $40 million in Virginia Public Building Authority bonds to implement an upgrade of the Statewide Agencies Radio System (STARS) project over the next four years.)