2007 Session

Budget Bill - HB1650 (Introduced)

Virginia Information Technologies Agency

Item 421

Item 421

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Financial Assistance for Emergency Communications Systems (71200)$47,362,326$48,362,326
Emergency Communication Systems Development Services (71201)FY2007 $9,005,424FY2008 $10,005,424
Financial Assistance to Localities for Enhanced Emergency Communications (71202)FY2007 $26,294,000FY2008 $26,294,000
Financial Assistance to Service Providers for Enhanced Emergency Communications Services (71203)FY2007 $12,062,902FY2008 $12,062,902
Fund Sources:  
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2007 $47,362,326FY2008 $48,362,326

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 20.1, and Title 56, Chapter 15, Code of Virginia.

A.1. Out of the amounts for Emergency Communication Systems Development Services, $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000 the second year from dedicated special revenue shall be used for development and deployment of improvements to the statewide E-911 network.

2. These funds shall remain unallotted until their expenditure has been approved by the Wireless E-911 Services Board.

B. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance to Localities for Enhanced Emergency Communications, $800,000 the first year and $800,000 $1,450,000 the second year from dedicated special revenue shall be used to support the efforts of the Virginia Geographic Information Network, or its counterpart, for providing the development and use of spatial data to support E-911 wireless activities in partnership with Enhanced Emergency Communications Services. First year funding is to support actions to complete the processing of high-resolution digital orthophotography data collected in 2006.  Second year funding is to be earmarked for subsequent major updates, to occur every four years, for of the VBMP and digital road centerline files.

C.  The Virginia Information Technologies Agency, in consultation with the state agencies that rely upon the products of the Virginia Base Mapping Program (VBMP), shall develop an internal service fund providing for an equitable rate structure supporting updates to the Commonwealth's base map and digital centerline files, the updates to which are to be undertaken every four years, beginning with the next scheduled update in fiscal year 2010.  The Virginia Information Technologies Agency shall report on the development of this internal service fund rate structure and the agency's plans to fully fund the acquisition of all work products directly related to digital orthophotography to the Governor, the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees, and the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission by October 1, 2006.  It is the intent of the General Assembly that the new internal service fund be effective by July 1, 2008.