2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Petersen
Establish the Virginia Mass Violence Care Fund

Item 408 #3s

Item 408 #3s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Criminal Justice Services FY2023 $10,000,000 FY2024 $0 GF

Page 435, line 31, strike "$167,416,051" and insert "$177,416,051".

Page 440, after line 7, insert:

"R. There is hereby created in the state treasury a special nonreverting fund to be known as the Virginia Mass Violence Care Fund, hereafter referred to as "the Fund." The Fund shall be established on the books of the Comptroller. All money as may be appropriated by the General Assembly and any gifts, bequests, moneys, grants, or donations shall be paid into the state treasury and be credited to the Fund. Interest earned on the moneys in the Fund shall remain in the Fund and be credited to it. Any moneys remaining in the Fund, including interest thereon, at the end of each fiscal year shall not revert to the general fund, but shall remain in the Fund. Moneys in the fund shall be used solely for the purposes of benefitting victims of mass violence in Virginia. Unless otherwise restricted by the terms of the request, the Department of Criminal Justice Services may direct the sale, exchange, or other disposition of such gifts and bequests. Expenditures and disbursements from the Fund shall be made by the State Treasurer on warrants issued by the Comptroller upon written request signed by the Director of the Department of Criminal Justice Services."


(This amendment provides $10,000,000 the first year from the general fund for an endowment fund to benefit victims of mass violence in Virginia.)