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2012 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB1300 (Introduced)

Department of State Police

Item 408

Item 408 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2011Second Year - FY2012
Law Enforcement and Highway Safety Services (31000)$214,654,433$218,685,769
Aviation Operations (31001)FY2011 $6,591,298FY2012 $6,591,298
Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (31002)FY2011 $4,831,625FY2012 $4,831,625
Counter-Terrorism (31003)FY2011 $6,800,000FY2012 $6,800,000
Help Eliminate Auto Theft (Heat) (31004)FY2011 $2,423,085FY2012 $2,423,085
Drug Enforcement (31005)FY2011 $17,988,183FY2012 $17,988,183
Crime Investigation and Intelligence Services (31006)FY2011 $23,830,323FY2012 $23,830,323
Uniform Patrol Services (Highway Patrol) (31007)FY2011 $121,948,319FY2012 $128,382,741
Motorists Assistance Program (31008)FY2011 $1,631,282FY2012 $1,631,282
Insurance Fraud Program (31009)FY2011 $8,126,987FY2012 $5,723,901
Vehicle Safety Inspections (31010)FY2011 $20,483,331FY2012 $20,483,331
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2011 $157,576,736FY2012 $164,011,158
SpecialFY2011 $27,556,860FY2012 $27,073,848
Commonwealth TransportationFY2011 $8,166,805FY2012 $8,049,817
Trust and AgencyFY2011 $20,000FY2012 $20,000
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2011 $11,034,032FY2012 $9,230,946
Federal TrustFY2011 $10,300,000FY2012 $10,300,000

Authority: §§ 27-56, 33.1-292, 46.2-1157 through 46.2-1187, 52-1, 52-4, 52-4.2, 52-4.3, 52-8, 52-8.1, 52-8.2, 52-8.4 and 56-334, Code of Virginia.


A. The department shall provide a report on the utilization and performance of the positions provided in this and previous biennia for violent crime strike forces and for the state/local anti-crime partnership to the Governor and Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1 of each year.


B. Included in this appropriation is $810,687 the first year and $810,687 the second year from Commonwealth Transportation Funds for the personal and associated nonpersonal services costs for eight positions. These positions will be dedicated to patrolling the I-95/395/495 Interchange.


C. Included in this appropriation is $414,768 the first year and $414,768 the second year from the Commonwealth Transportation Fund for 17 positionsto support operations at weigh stations statewide. The Department of Planning and Budget shall allot these funds on the basis of a plan submitted by the Department of State Police regarding the department's staffing of weigh stations statewide.


D. The Department of State Police shall modify the implementation of the division of drug law enforcement established pursuant to Chapter 600 of the Acts of Assembly of 2000, and shall redirect, as may be necessary, resources heretofore provided for that purpose by the General Assembly for the purposes of homeland security, the gathering of intelligence on terrorist activities, the preparation for response to a terrorist attack and any other activity determined by the Governor to be crucial to strengthening the preparedness of the Commonwealth against the threat of natural disasters and emergencies. Nothing in this item shall be construed to prohibit the Department of State Police from performing drug law enforcement or investigation as otherwise provided for by the Code of Virginia.


E. Included within this appropriation is $3,098,098 the first year and $3,098,098 the second year from the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund to support the Department's aviation (med-flight) operations.


F. In the event that special fund revenues for this Item exceed expenditures, the balance of such revenues may be used for air medical evacuation equipment improvements, information technology upgrades or for motor vehicle replacement.


G. Included in this appropriation is $110,000 the first year and $110,000 the second year from the general fund to increase traffic enforcement on Interstate 81. These funds shall be used to enhance existing efforts by providing overtime payments for extended and additional work shifts so as not to reduce the current level of State Police patrols on this and other public highways in the Commonwealth.


H.1. Out of this appropriation, $3,729,650 the first year and $3,729,650 the second year from the general fund is provided for the monitoring of offenders required to comply with the Sex Offender Registry requirements.  The State Police shall designate an appropriate number of personnel across its divisional offices to oversee and administer each division's activities related to the requirements of the Sex Offender Registry as stipulated in Chapters 847 and 814 of the Acts of Assembly of 2006. The department shall coordinate monitoring and verification activities related to registry requirements with other state and local law enforcement agencies that have responsibility for monitoring or supervising individuals who are also required to comply with the requirements of the Sex Offender Registry.


2. The Secretary of Public Safety, in conjunction with the Superintendent of State Police, shall report on the implementation of the monitoring of offenders required to comply with the Sex Offender Registry requirements.  The report shall include at a minimum: (1) the number of verifications conducted by division; (2) the number of investigations of violations by division; (3) the status of coordination with other state and local law enforcement agencies activities to monitor Sex Offender Registry requirements; and (4) an update of the sex offender registration and monitoring section in the department's July 2005, "Manpower Augmentation Study."  This report shall be provided to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees each year by January 1.


I. Included within this appropriation is $200,000 the first year and $200,000 the second year from nongeneral funds to be used by the Department of State Police to record revenue related to overtime work performed by troopers at the end of a fiscal year and for which reimbursement was not received by the department until the following fiscal year.  The Department of Accounts shall establish a revenue code and fund detail for this revenue. 


J. Included within this appropriation is $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year from the general fund for the Department of State Police to enhance its capabilities in recruiting minority troopers.  Funding is to support increased marketing and advertising efforts for recruiting minorities.






L. The Department of State Police is authorized to purchase two helicopters to replace two aging helicopters it currently owns. The department shall use funds already included in the appropriation for this item for debt service to finance this purchase.


M. Included within this appropriation is $116,988 the first year and $116,988 the second year from the Department of Aviation's special fund to support the aviation operations of the Department of State Police.


N.1 Out of the amounts appropriated for this item, $600,000 the first year and $600,000 the second year from nongeneral funds shall be distributed to the department to expand the operations of the Northern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.


2. Pursuant to paragraph H.2 of Item 384, the Northern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force shall provide a report to the Department of Criminal Justice Services on the actual expenditures and performance results achieved each year.  Copies of this report shall be provided to the Secretary of Public Safety and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees prior to the distribution of funds each year.


O. Included within this appropriation is $4,823,210 the first year and $4,823,210 the second year from the general fund to support the Commonwealth's Fusion Center and counter-terrorism activities.


P. Included within this appropriation is $1,806,736 the first year and $1,537,288 the second year from the general fund to restore support for the 116th Basic Trooper Academy, begun in October 2010.


Q. Included within this appropriation is $575,208 the first year and $1,809,059 the second year from the general fund to restore support for the 117th Basic Trooper Academy, to begin in May 2011.


R. Included within this appropriation is $1,265,518 the second year from the general fund to restore support for the 118th Basic Trooper Academy which will begin February 2012. 


S. Notwithstanding § 4-1.05 of this act, the Director, Department of Planning and Budget, is authorized to carry forward into the second year an amount not to exceed $575,208 from the general fund to support unfunded commitments made on behalf of the 117th Basic Trooper Academy. The Department of State Police may request the Director, Department of Planning and Budget, to carry forward funding for unfunded one-time commitments and shall identify such commitments to the Director when making its carry forward request.