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2006 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Introduced)

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Department of Forensic Science

Item 402

Item 402

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Law Enforcement Scientific Support Services (30900)$32,478,850$32,136,754
Biological Analysis Services (30901)FY2007 $10,570,705FY2008 $9,143,705
Chemical Analysis Services (30902)FY2007 $6,994,181FY2008 $6,994,181
Physical Evidence Services (30904)FY2007 $8,267,727FY2008 $8,267,727
Training and Standards Services (30905)FY2007 $573,005FY2008 $573,005
Administrative Services (30906)FY2007 $6,073,232FY2008 $7,158,136
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2007 $32,478,850FY2008 $32,136,754

Authority: Title 9.1, Chapter 1, Articles 1 and 2, and §§ 9.1-117 and 9.1-122.


A.  Out of this appropriation, $1,600,000 the first year and $1,600,000 the second year from the general fund shall be used to fund operating costs of the Norfolk Public Health Building. Of this amount, $200,000 in the first year and $200,000 in the second year has been transferred from the Department of Health as its portion of the ongoing operating costs of this facility


B.1. Included in this appropriation is a maximum of $900,000 the first year and $900,000 the second year from the general fund for the Virginia Institute of Forensic Science and Medicine to cover the costs of training scientists for the Department of Forensic Science.


2.  The Department of Forensic Science and the Virginia Institute of Forensic Science and Medicine will annually review the memorandum of understanding (MOU) outlining the terms and conditions for support services provided by the department for the Institute, services to be provided by the Institute for the department, and the number of student fellows that will be financed by the funds provided by the department to the Institute.  Copies of this MOU shall be provided to the Secretary of Public Safety. 


3. The Department of Forensic Science shall require the development and use of an employment contract to specify that student fellows receiving stipends pursuant to this item shall agree to work for the Department of Forensic Science for at least two years following the completion of their certification program.  The department shall consult with the Office of the Attorney General in the development of this contract.