2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hayes
Secured Schools Program

Item 408 #5h

Item 408 #5h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Criminal Justice Services FY2023 $0 FY2024 $2,000,000 GF

Page 496, line 45, strike "$213,613,367" and insert "$215,613,367".

Page 499, after line 54, insert:

"6. Included in the amounts appropriated for this item is $2,000,000 the second year from the general fund to establish the Secured Schools Grant Program. The Program shall provide grants to local school divisions to support the implementation of emergency communications technologies which reduce emergency response time, improve incident management, and facilities better coordination between first responders and school personnel during emergencies on school property. Grant awards made pursuant to the Program shall require a 50 percent non-state match."


(This amendment provides $2.0 million from the general fund the second year to establish the Secured Schools Grant Program, which would be used to promote the implementation of technologies that improve communications and response to emergencies on school property.)