2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Boysko
Law Enforcement Positions and Funding Based on 1:1500 Population

Item 72 #2s

Item 72 #2s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Compensation Board FY2023 $0 FY2024 $13,436,510 GF

Page 51, line 10, strike "$602,800,092" and insert "$616,236,602".


(This amendment provides $13.4 million GF the second year to support 302 additional sworn law enforcement deputy positions in sheriffs’ offices statewide, in accordance with the ratio of one law enforcement deputy per 1,500 population as provided in § 15.2-1609.1, Code of Virginia. The source of the population estimates is the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia, as provided in the Appropriation Act. A companion amendment in Item 79 adjusts the position table to reflect this change.)