2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Promote Accessibility and Funding for Veterans Treatment Dockets (language only)

Item 44 #2s

Item 44 #2s

Judicial Department
Circuit Courts


Page 30, after line 14 insert:

"R. The Office of the Executive Secretary (OES), in consultation with the Veterans Docket Advisory Committee established pursuant to Va. Supreme Court Rule 1:25(e) and the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, will promote localized training to enable correctional and other criminal justice system entities to identify inmates or defendants who have served in the United States military. Such training will encourage use of the Virginia Reentry Search Services (VRSS) developed by the U.S. Veterans Administration to facilitate direct outreach to these veterans, and to inform the development of veteran-specific programs in the criminal justice system including the establishment of a Veterans Docket pursuant to Rule 1:25(b). OES will offer support for jurisdictions applying for funding consistent with Va. Code 18.2-254.2 (B)."


(This amendment provides $200,000 GF each year for the Rappahannock Circuit Court to expand the number of participants in its Veterans Docket program.)