2022 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Provide ARPA Funding for Law Enforcement Training and Equipment

Item 486 #4c

Item 486 #4c

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2023 $75,000,000 FY2024 $0 NGF

Page 507, line 22, strike "$744,761,272" and insert "$819,761,272".

Page 510, after line 29, insert:

“7) $75,000,000 in the first year to the Department of Criminal Justice Services (140) to make one-time grants to state and local law enforcement agencies located in the Commonwealth, including colleges and universities, local and regional jails for the purpose of training and purchasing equipment and supplies to support law enforcement related activities, excluding equipment for which one-time equipment grants were appropriated from the general fund in Item 406, Chapter 552, 2021 Acts of Assembly. Of the amount provided, no less than $60,000,000 shall be provided for the support of local law enforcement agencies. Of the amount provided, the Director, Department of Criminal Justice Services, is authorized to recover reasonable, one-time costs related to administering this grant program. Any distribution made to a local law enforcement agency shall not require a local match. The Department shall report on the distributions made to the Governor, the Chairs of the House Appropriations and the Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees, and the Secretary of Finance by November 1, 2023.”


(This amendment provides American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) from the nongeneral fund funding for one-time grants to state and local law enforcement agencies for training and equipment.)