2009 Session

Budget Bill - HB1600 (Chapter 781)

Department for the Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing

Item 288

Item 288

First Year - FY2009Second Year - FY2010
Social Services Research, Planning, and Coordination (45000)$15,763,679$15,763,679
Technology Services for Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing (45004)FY2009 $14,805,149FY2010 $14,805,149
Consumer, Interpreter, and Community Support Services (45005)FY2009 $621,380FY2010 $621,380
Administrative Services (45006)FY2009 $337,150FY2010 $337,150
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2009 $1,374,601FY2010 $1,374,601
SpecialFY2009 $14,389,078FY2010 $14,389,078

Authority: Title 51.5, Chapter 13, Code of Virginia.

A. The Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing shall locate the Relay Center in Norton, Virginia. In developing the request for proposals for the Relay Center, the department shall include a provisions to require that basic relay services be provided from the center located in Norton, Virginia and that the center shall not fall below 105 90 full-time equivalent positions. However, if the workforce level drops below 90 positions due to attrition, voluntary separations, transfers, voluntary retirements, and disability retirements, the Center is prohibited from filling vacant positions, unless employment at the Center drops below 75 positions.

B. Out of this appropriation, $40,000 the first year and $40,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to the Connie Reasor Deaf Resource Center in Planning District 1.