2005 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Introduced)

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Central Appropriations

Item 507

Item 507

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
Public Safety Telecommunications and Information Systems Infrastructure (82700)$2,633,599$2,504,359
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2005 $2,633,599FY2006 $2,504,359

A.1. This appropriation includes $2,510,000 the first year and $2,260,000 the second year from the general fund for implementing the Statewide Agencies Radio System (STARS) project.

2. The Secretary of Public Safety, in conjunction with the STARS Management Group and the Superintendent of State Police, shall provide a report on (1) the scope of the STARS contract; (2) projected total costs for the system, including project management costs and expected annual operating costs; (3) proposed communications technologies and system capabilities; (4) the status of site acquisition to support the system; (5) the role of project management and a description of the project management plan; (6) an outline of the project timelines for implementing the system; and (7) other matters as the Secretary may deem appropriate. This report shall be provided to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than October 1, 2004.

B. Out of this appropriation, $123,599 the first year and $244,359 the second year from the general fund is provided for the replacement of the existing two-way radio system at the Department of Forestry to purchase through the master equipment lease purchase program radio equipment compatible with the STARS project.