2024 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Aid to Local Police Departments (HB 599) High Crime Areas

Item 396 #1s

Item 396 #1s

First Year - FY2025 Second Year - FY2026
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Criminal Justice Services FY2025 $10,000,000 FY2026 $10,000,000 GF

Page 453, line 56, strike "$237,650,081" and insert "$247,650,081".
Page 453, line 56, strike "$219,650,081" and insert "$229,650,081".

Page 455, after line 18, insert:

"G. Out of the amounts appropriated for this item, $10,000,000 the first year and $10,000,000 the second year from the general fund shall be distributed to localities that: (i) are eligible for funding distributions under paragraphs A and B of this item; and (ii) have a violent crime index greater than 225 violent crimes per 100,000 population as reported by the most recent Department of Criminal Justice Services Virginia Crime Index and Drug Arrests Trend Report. The funding shall be distributed to such localities based on population and recipients shall comply with the expenditure requirements in paragraph C of this item.”


(This amendment provides $10.0 million GF each year for supplemental Aid to Localities with Police Departments ("599") distributions to localities with high violent crime rates.)