2009 Session

Budget Bill - HB1600 (Chapter 781)

Department of Veterans Services

Item C-153

Item C-153

New Construction:  Install Vault Liners at State Veterans Cemeteries

The Governor is authorized to request federal funds to purchase and install 2,000 vault liners at the Virginia Veterans Cemetery (Amelia) and 5,000 vault liners at the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery (Suffolk).  After notification by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs that the projects are eligible for federal grant funding, the Director, Department of Planning and Budget, shall establish capital projects for the vault purchase and installation and shall approve short-term, interest free treasury loans in the amount of $1,670,000 (Amelia) and $4,175,000 (Suffolk) to the Department of Veterans Services.  The loans shall be repaid by the Department of Veterans Services upon receipt of the federal funds.