2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5005 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Carroll Foy
Unemployment Commission Staffing

Item 131 #1h

Item 131 #1h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Commerce and Trade
Virginia Employment Commission FY2021 $500,000 FY2022 $0 GF
FY2021 10.00 FY2022 0.00 FTE

Page 33, line 9, strike "$555,338,468" and insert "$555,838,468".

Page 33, after line 9, insert:

"G. Out of the amounts included in this item, $500,000 the first year from the general fund is provided for staffing related costs at the Virginia Employment Commission to handle the volume of unemployment claims resulting from the public health emergency crisis."


(This amendment provides $500,000 in the first year from the general fund to address the staffing needs of the Virginia Employment Commission as a result of increased claims volume due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Upon enrolling, Item 131 will be set out and enrolled appropriately.)