2021 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ebbin
Co-Patron(s): Lucas
Drug Recognition Expert Training

Item 391 #2s

Item 391 #2s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security FY2021 $0 FY2022 $1,145,246 GF

Page 470, line 3, strike "$1,230,902" and insert "$2,376,148".


(This amendment provides $1.1 million GF the second year for the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to distribute to state and local law enforcement agencies to fund training for law enforcement officers as Drug Recognition Experts in order to provide effective detection and enforcement for driving under the influence of drugs, including marijuana. Approximately half of the funding is intended for course seats for political subdivisions, community colleges, and university law enforcement agencies. Funding is also provided for travel, meals, equipment, and related expenses.)