2024 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Floor Approved)

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Public Awareness of Grants to Combat Hate Crimes (language only)

Item 394 #10h

Item 394 #10h

Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Criminal Justice Services


Page 453, line 13, after "crimes." insert:

"The Department shall disseminate information about the opportunity to stakeholders in order to ensure awareness of the grant process and timeline for application among interested parties. The Department may use up to $50,000 of the funds for the dissemination of information."


(This amendment directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services to disseminate information relating to the funding opportunity made available through the competitive grant program established to support organizations and non-profit institutions that have been the targets of or at risk of being targeted for hate crimes. The amendment authorizes the Department to use up to $50,000 from the fund to support its public awareness efforts.)