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2012 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB1301 (Introduced)

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Department of Veterans Services

Item 462

Item 462

First Year - FY2013Second Year - FY2014
Veterans Benefit Services (46700)$6,554,010$6,554,010
Case Management Services for Veterans Benefits (46701)FY2013 $6,554,010FY2014 $6,554,010
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2013 $6,004,010FY2014 $6,004,010
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2013 $150,000FY2014 $150,000
Federal TrustFY2013 $400,000FY2014 $400,000

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapters 20, 24, 26, and 27, Code of Virginia.


A. Notwithstanding § 23-7.4:1, Code of Virginia, the department shall provide the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia the information these schools need to administer the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependent Education Program. The department shall retain the responsibility to certify the eligibility of those who apply for financial aid under this program.


B. No child may receive the education benefits provided by § 23-7.4:1, Code of Virginia, and funded by this or similar state appropriations, for more than four years or its equivalent.


C. Out of the amounts appropriated in this Item, $1,964,246 and five positions the first year and $1,964,246 and five positions the second year from the general fund and $150,000 in the first year and $150,000 in the second from  nongeneral funds are provided for the "Wounded Warrior" program, operated in cooperation with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Department of Rehabilitative Services.