2004 Session

Budget Bill - SB29 (Introduced)

Department of General Services

Item 80

Item 80 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2003Second Year - FY2004
Central Support Services for Business Solutions (82400)sum sufficient
Fund Sources:  

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 11, Article 3, § 2.2-1122, Code of Virginia.

A. The amounts for Central Warehousing Services shall be paid solely from revenues derived from charges for services. The estimated cost is $45,074,832 the first year and $45,074,832 the second year.

B. The Department of General Services shall seek consultation from within or outside of state government in order to modify agency operations of the Virginia Distribution Center to reflect modern procurement, operation, warehousing and distributional methods.

C. The Department of General Services, in consultation with the Auditor of Public Accounts, shall undertake a comparative analysis of the total costs associated with procuring, purchasing, warehousing, delivering and maintaining the food, janitorial and other commodities required to operate a major correctional facility in the Commonwealth run by the Department of Corrections which utilizes the services of the Virginia Distribution Center with the costs associated with the same activities for a comparable prison not currently utilizing the Virginia Distribution Center.

D. A summary report of findings and recommendations made pursuant to paragraphs B and C of this item shall be submitted to the chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than December 1, 2003.