2002 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 814)

Department of State Police

Item 493

Item 493 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Crime Detection, Investigation, and Apprehension (30400)$146,778,118$146,846,345
Investigation and Arrest (30406)FY2001 $34,103,559FY2002 $34,161,505
Highway Patrol Services (30407)FY2001 $112,674,559FY2002 $112,684,840
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2001 $132,821,732FY2002 $132,867,069
SpecialFY2001 $7,140,815FY2002 $7,146,604
Commonwealth TransportationFY2001 $6,795,571FY2002 $6,812,672
Trust and AgencyFY2001 $20,000FY2002 $20,000

Authority: §§ 27-56, 33.1-292, 52-1, 52-4, 52-4.3, 52-8, 52-8.1, and 52-8.2, and 56-334, Code of Virginia.

A. The Department shall provide a report on the utilization and performance of the positions provided in this and previous biennia for violent crime strike forces and for the state/local anticrime partnership to the Governor and Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1 of each year.

B. Included in this appropriation is $1,500,000 the first year and $1,500,000 the second year from nongeneral funds for replacement of motor vehicles.

C. Included in this appropriation is $589,687 in the first year and $589,687 in the second year from Commonwealth Transportation Funds for the personal and associated nonpersonal services costs for eight positions. These positions will be dedicated to the I-95/395/495 Interchange Improvement Project. Commonwealth Transportation Funds to support these positions will remain available only until the completion of this project. This appropriation will be funded as part of State Highway Project No. 0095-029-F20 and Federal Project No. NH-95-2(410).

D.1. Pursuant to § 4-5.06 c 2 of this act, the Department of State Police is authorized to replace its existing single engine helicopters, and purchase a new twin engine helicopter. Through this purchase, the State Police will be able to retire aging and potentially unsafe aircraft, while gaining new capability to provide rescue services, quick law enforcement strike force action, and establish a new medevac base in Lynchburg.

2. The Department of State Police is authorized to enter into a private lease agreement for the purchase of these helicopters, and is exempted from the requirement to utilize the Master Equipment Lease Program of the Department of the Treasury for this purpose.