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2008 Session

Budget Bill - SB29 (Introduced)

Department of Emergency Management

Item 398

Item 398 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Administrative and Support Services (79900)$4,201,531$2,737,553
General Management and Direction (79901)FY2007 $4,201,531FY2008 $2,737,553
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2007 $2,902,747FY2008 $1,438,769
SpecialFY2007 $480,870FY2008 $480,870
Federal TrustFY2007 $817,914FY2008 $817,914

Authority: Title 44, Chapters 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, Code of Virginia.


A. By July 15 of each year, the State Coordinator of Emergency Management shall assess emergencies and disasters that have been authorized sum sufficient funding by the Governor and provide to the Department of Planning and Budget written justification to support continuing sum sufficient funding longer than one year for a locally declared emergency (or disaster), three years for a state declared disaster, and five years for a nationally declared disaster.  At the same time, the State Coordinator shall identify any disasters that can be closed due to fulfillment of the state's obligations. 


B. Included within this appropriation is $1,544,695 from the general fund the first year for the Department of Emergency Management to repay the treasury loan associated with localities providing assistance to Gulf Coast states under the Hurricane Katrina Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC).  Before dispersing any additional funds received from requesting states (Gulf Coast states impacted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita), the Department of Emergency Management shall deposit to the general fund $1,544,695. 


C. The State Coordinator of Emergency Management shall provide a report on the implementation of the individual components in the All-Hazards Initiative, including a summary of recommendations for funding as included in the Governor's proposed 2008-10 biennial budget, to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees, prior to the 2008 General Assembly.