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2012 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB1300 (Chapter 2)

Department of Accounts

Item 249

Item 249

First Year - FY2011Second Year - FY2012
Service Center Administration (82600)sum sufficient
Fund Sources: 

Authority:  Title 2.2, Chapter 8, Code of Virginia.


A. Amounts for the Payroll Service Bureau represent an internal service fund derived from charges to agencies for services.  The estimated cost for this internal service fund is $1,758,038 the first year and $1,758,038 $1,894,952 the second year.


B.1. The Department of Accounts shall operate the payroll service center to support the salaried and wage employees of all agencies identified by the Department of Planning and Budget. The agencies so identified shall cooperate with the Department of Accounts in transferring such records and functions as may be required. The payroll service center shall provide services to employees to include, but not be limited to, payroll, benefit enrollment and leave accounting. The Department of Accounts shall be responsible for all accounting reconciliations for these services; however, each employing agency shall remain fully responsible for certifying the accuracy of each payroll paid to its employees. This certification shall be in such form as the State Comptroller directs.


2. The Department of Accounts shall recover the cost of services provided by the payroll service center through interagency transactions as determined by the State Comptroller.


C.1. The Department of Accounts shall operate a fiscal service center to support the operations of all agencies identified by the Department of Planning and Budget. The agencies so identified shall cooperate with the Department of Accounts in transferring such records and functions as may be required. The service center shall provide services to agencies to include accounts payable processing, travel voucher processing, related reconciliations, and such other fiscal services as may be appropriate.


2. The Department of Accounts shall recover the cost of services provided by the fiscal service center through interagency transactions as determined by the State Comptroller.


3. The Department of Accounts is authorized to charge fees of up to twenty percent of revenues generated pursuant to non-tax debt collection initiatives to pay the administrative costs of supporting such initiatives.  These fees are over and above any fees charged by outside collections contractors and/or enhanced collection revenues deposited to the Virginia Technology Infrastructure Fund pursuant to Item 433 B.1. of this act.


D. Nothing in this section shall prohibit additional agencies from using the services of the centers; however, such additions shall be subject to approval by the affected cabinet secretary and the Secretary of Finance.