2006 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5001 (Introduced)

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Department of Veterans Services

Item C-4.25

Item C-4.25

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
New Construction: Construct Addition to Sitter-Barfoot Veterans Care Center (17225)$0$316,000
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2005 $0FY2006 $316,000

1. The Governor is authorized to request federal funds to expand the capacity of the Sitter-Barefoot Veterans' Care Center located in Richmond, Virginia, by an additional 80 beds.  After the United States Department of Veterans Affairs has confirmed that it has officially accepted the application of the 80-bed expansion, the State Treasurer shall advance a loan of $2,484,000 to the Department of Veterans Services for the state share of the expansion's construction in the form of a short-term treasury loan, with no interest.  The purpose of these funds shall be to move Virginia forward on the priority list of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs for approval of the application.

2.  Funding for planning is provided at $316,000.