2019 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

View Budget Item
View Budget Item amendments

Chief Patron: Dance
School Safety Application Pilot Program

Item 395 #7s

Item 395 #7s

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Criminal Justice Services FY2019 $0 FY2020 $300,000 GF

Page 427, line 51, strike "$109,826,612" and insert "$110,126,612".

Page 430, after line 48, insert:

"5. Out of the appropriation for this Item is $300,000 in the second year from the general fund for the department to establish and administer a two-year pilot program for a school safety mobile communications platform. The department shall award grants in the amount of $100,000 each to Chesterfield County Public Schools, Pulaski County Public Schools, and Newport News Public Schools.  Each participating school division shall notify the department no later than September 1, 2019, of its intention to enter into a contract with a mobile school safety communications platform provider. The department shall develop a list of requirements for using the mobile school safety platform and shall develop a standard report format with which to collect outcomes data from the participating schools.  The department shall report on its associated findings from the pilot program to the Chairman of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by June 30, 2020, and annually thereafter."


(This amendment provides $300,000 GF in the second year to establish a two-year pilot program in three Virginia school divisions to assess the effectiveness of a mobile school safety communications platform.)