2009 Session

Budget Bill - SB850 (Introduced)

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Department of State Police

Item 419

Item 419

First Year - FY2009Second Year - FY2010
Information Technology Systems, Telecommunications and Records Management (30200)$44,658,828$47,979,436
Information Technology Systems and Planning (30201)FY2009 $16,115,302FY2010 $17,415,302
Criminal Justice Information Services (30203)FY2009 $8,135,265FY2010 $7,981,085
Telecommunications and Statewide Agencies Radio System (Stars) (30204)FY2009 $17,490,591FY2010 $19,666,591
Firearms Purchase Program (30206)FY2009 $683,291FY2010 $683,291
Sex Offender Registry Program (30207)FY2009 $2,025,148FY2010 $2,023,936
Concealed Weapons Program (30208)FY2009 $209,231FY2010 $209,231
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2009 $32,535,688FY2010 $32,480,296
SpecialFY2009 $7,132,081FY2010 $10,608,081
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2009 $3,700,000FY2010 $3,700,000
Federal TrustFY2009 $1,291,059FY2010 $1,191,059

Authority: §§ 18.2-308.2:2, 19.2-387, 19.2-388, 27-55, 52-4, 52-4.4, 52-8.5, 52-12, 52-13, 52-15, 52-16, 52-25 and 52-31 through 52-34, Code of Virginia.

A. There is hereby re-appropriated the unexpended balances in this Item on June 30, 2008, and June 30, 2009.

B.1. It is the intent of the General Assembly that wireless 911 calls be delivered directly by the Commercial Mobile Radio Service (CMRS) provider to the local Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP), in order that such calls be answered by the local jurisdiction within which the call originates, thereby minimizing the need for call transfers whenever possible.

2. Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 7, Chapter 15, Title 56, Code of Virginia, $3,700,000 the first year and $3,700,000 the second year from the Wireless E-911 Fund is included in this appropriation for telecommunications to offset dispatch center operations and related costs incurred for answering wireless 911 telephone calls.

C. Out of the Motor Carrier Special Fund, $900,000 the first year and $900,000 the second year shall be disbursed on a quarterly basis to the Department of State Police.

D.1. This appropriation includes $2,510,000 the first year and $2,510,000 the second year from the general fund for implementing the Statewide Agencies Radio System (STARS) project.

2. The Secretary of Public Safety, in conjunction with the STARS Management Group and the Superintendent of State Police, shall provide a status report on (1) projected total costs for the system, including project management costs and expected annual operating costs; (2) the status of site acquisition to support the system; (3) the activities related to in-house and contract project management; (4) the project timelines for implementing the system; and (5) other matters as the Secretary may deem appropriate. This report shall be provided to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than October 1 of each year.

E. The department shall deposit to the general fund an amount estimated at $100,000 in the first year and $100,000 in the second year resulting from fees generated by additional criminal background checks of local job applicants and prospective licensees collected pursuant to the passage of Chapter 742 of the 2003 Acts of Assembly.

F. Notwithstanding the provisions of §§ 18.2-308, 18.2-308.2:2, 19.2-386.14, 38.2-415, 46.2-1167 and 52-4.3, Code of Virginia, the Department of State Police may use revenue from the Firearms Transaction Program Fund, the Concealed Weapons Program, the State Asset Forfeiture Fund, the Insurance Fraud Fund, the Drug Investigation Trust Account – State, and the Safety Fund to modify, enhance or procure automated systems that focus on the Commonwealth's law enforcement activities and information gathering processes.

G. Included within this appropriation is $100,000 the first year from federal funds to be utilized by the Computer Evidence Recovery Unit and the High Technology Crime Unit of the Department of State Police for enhanced high-technology crime fighting capabilities.

H. Pursuant to Section 4-1.05.a.4. of this act, $1,176,627 of the June 30, 2008, balances required to be reappropriated have been transferred to the general fund.