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Budget Bill - SB800 (Introduced)

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Department of State Police

Item 417

Item 417

First Year - FY2013Second Year - FY2014
Law Enforcement and Highway Safety Services (31000)$230,990,533
$226,271,653
$229,661,531
$225,623,693
Aviation Operations (31001)FY2013 $6,627,960FY2014 $6,627,960
Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (31002)FY2013 $4,831,625FY2014 $4,831,625
Counter-Terrorism (31003)FY2013 $4,900,236FY2014 $4,900,236
Help Eliminate Auto Theft (Heat) (31004)FY2013 $2,451,974
$1,763,991
FY2014 $2,451,974
$1,763,991
Drug Enforcement (31005)FY2013 $21,897,541
$19,378,661
FY2014 $21,784,541
$19,065,661
Crime Investigation and Intelligence Services (31006)FY2013 $25,632,771
$24,732,771
FY2014 $25,632,771
$24,606,271
Uniform Patrol Services (Highway Patrol) (31007)FY2013 $137,041,890FY2014 $135,825,888
$136,833,430
Motorists Assistance Program (31008)FY2013 $1,631,282FY2014 $1,631,282
Insurance Fraud Program (31009)FY2013 $5,812,017
$5,200,000
FY2014 $5,812,017
$5,200,000
Vehicle Safety Inspections (31010)FY2013 $20,163,237FY2014 $20,163,237
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2013 $173,293,011FY2014 $171,964,009
$172,971,551
SpecialFY2013 $29,862,766
$26,443,886
FY2014 $29,862,766
$26,117,386
Commonwealth TransportationFY2013 $8,166,805FY2014 $8,166,805
Trust and AgencyFY2013 $20,000FY2014 $20,000
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2013 $9,347,951
$8,047,951
FY2014 $9,347,951
$8,047,951
Federal TrustFY2013 $10,300,000FY2014 $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. 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.


B. Included in this appropriation is $4,831,625 the first year and $4,831,625 the second year from the Commonwealth Transportation Fund to support enforcement operations at weigh stations statewide.


C. The Department of State Police shall modify the implementation of the division of drug law enforcement established pursuant to § 52-8.1:1, Code of Virginia, 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.


D. 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.


E. 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.


F. Included in this appropriation is $110,000 the first year and $110,000 the second year from the general fund to maintain increased increase traffic enforcement on Interstate 81. These funds shall be used to provide overtime payments for extended and additional work shifts so as to maintain the enhanced level of State Police patrols on this and other public highways in the Commonwealth.


G.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 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; (2) the number of investigations of violations; (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 current "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.


H. 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. 


I. 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.


J. 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.


K.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 393, the Northern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force shall provide a report on the actual expenditures and performance results achieved each year.  Copies of this report shall be provided each year to the Secretary of Public Safety and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1.


L. 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.


M. Included within this appropriation is $1,543,733 the first year and $1,543,733 the second year from the general fund for debt service to finance the purchase of two helicopters.


N. Included within this appropriation is $2,654,632 the first year and $1,484,670 $2,009,433 the second year from the general fund to support 43 non-sworn positions provided in the first year and 43 non-sworn positions provided in the second year that shall be responsible for monitoring persons required to comply with the requirements of the Sex Offender Registry. The department shall redeploy to other law enforcement activities any state trooper no longer needed for monitoring offenders required to comply with the Sex Offender Registry. 


O. Included within this appropriation is $2,911,840 the first year and $3,100,800 the second year from the general fund to fill 40 state trooper positions that shall be used to increase state trooper presence on Virginia's highways.