2006 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5002 (Chapter 3)

Office of the Governor

Item 46

Item 46

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Disaster Planning and Operations (72200)$478,956$478,956
Emergency Planning (72205)FY2007 $478,956FY2008 $478,956
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2007 $478,956FY2008 $478,956

Authority: Title 44, Chapter 3.2, Code of Virginia.

A.1. The amount for Disaster Assistance is from all funds of the state treasury, not constitutionally restricted, and is to be effective only in the event of a declared state of emergency or authorization by the Governor of the sum sufficient, pursuant to § 44-146.28, Code of Virginia. Any appropriation authorized by this Item shall be transferred to state agencies for payment of eligible costs according to written directions of the Governor or by such other person or persons as may be designated by him for this purpose.

2. Any amount authorized for expenditure pursuant to § 44-146.28, Code of Virginia, shall be paid to eligible jurisdictions in accordance with guidelines and procedures established by the Department of Emergency Management, pursuant to § 44-146.28, Code of Virginia.

B. In the event of a Presidentially declared disaster, the state and local share of any federal assistance, hazard mitigation, or flood control programs in which the state participates will be determined in accordance with the procedures in the "Commonwealth of Virginia Emergency Operations Plan, Basic Plan," promulgated by the Department of Emergency Management. The state share of any such program shall be no less than 10 percent.

C. Out of the amount for Emergency Planning is $478,956 the first year from the general fund and $478,956 the second year from the general fund to support the operations of the Office of the Commonwealth Preparedness within the Office of the Governor.