2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hanger
DFP - Fire Services Work Group

Item 419 #1s

Item 419 #1s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Fire Programs FY2023 $0 FY2024 $50,000 GF

Page 510, line 51, strike "$10,899,622" and insert "$10,949,622".

Page 511, after line 21, insert:

"C. The Department of Fire Programs shall convene a work group to assess fire services needs and current funding sources, as well as review alternative funding models from other states. The work group shall include representatives of the Department of Fire Programs, Fire Services Council, Office of Emergency Management Services at the Department of Health, Virginia Regional Emergency Management Services Councils, Department of Planning and Budget, Virginia Fire Chiefs Association, Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee, and House Appropriations Committee. The work group shall submits its findings to the General Assembly no later than October 1, 2023.


(This amendment provides $50,000 GF the second year for the Department of Fire Programs to convene a work group to examine fire service needs, current funding sources, and funding models used in other states.)