2009 Session

Budget Bill - HB1600 (Chapter 781)

Department of Emergency Management

Item 399

Item 399

First Year - FY2009Second Year - FY2010
Emergency Preparedness (77500)$28,035,244$27,749,656
Financial Assistance for Emergency Management and Response (77501)FY2009 $19,289,899FY2010 $19,289,899
Emergency Planning, Training and Exercises (77502)FY2009 $8,745,345FY2010 $8,459,757
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2009 $846,945FY2010 $561,357
SpecialFY2009 $1,431,904FY2010 $1,431,904
Commonwealth TransportationFY2009 $30,000FY2010 $30,000
Federal TrustFY2009 $25,726,395FY2010 $25,726,395

Authority: Title 44, Chapters 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, §§ 44-146.13 through 44-146.28:1 and 44-146.31 through 44-146.40, Code of Virginia.

A. The Department of Emergency Management shall provide a report on options for the implementation of a hazardous materials fee to fund the Commonwealth's hazardous materials activities such as the costs of providing funding to local hazardous materials teams and providing hazardous training to team members.  This report shall include at a minimum the level of fee recommended to be imposed, the industries that would be impacted, the projected revenue generated, and activities the fee would support.  The department shall provide copies of the report to the Secretary of Public Safety; the Director, Department of Planning and Budget; and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by September 15, 2008.

B. Included within this appropriation is the continuation of $160,810 the first year and $160,810 the second year from the Fire Programs Fund to support the department's hazardous materials training program.