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2017 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Reenrolled)

Division of Legislative Services

Item 6

Item 6

First Year - FY2017Second Year - FY2018
Legislative Research and Analysis (78400)$6,612,073
$7,109,913
$6,612,233
Bill Drafting and Preparation (78401)FY2017 $6,612,073
$7,109,913
FY2018 $6,612,233
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2017 $6,592,039
$6,842,039
FY2018 $6,592,199
SpecialFY2017 $20,034
$267,874
FY2018 $20,034

Authority: Title 30, Chapter 2.2, Code of Virginia.


A. Out of this appropriation shall be paid the annual salary of the Director, Division of Legislative Services, $157,374 from July 1, 2016, to June 24, 2017 and $157,374 from June 25, 2017, to June 30, 2018.


B. Notwithstanding the salary set out in paragraph A. of this item, the Committee on Joint Rules may establish a salary range for the Director, Division of Legislative Services.


C. The Division of Legislative Services shall continue to provide administrative support to include payroll processing, accounting, and travel expense processing at no charge to the Chesapeake Bay Commission, the Joint Commission on Health Care, the Virginia Commission on Youth, and the Virginia State Crime Commission.


D. Out of this appropriation, $250,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to support the work of the Senate Joint Resolution 47 (2014) Joint Subcommittee to Study Mental Health Services in the Commonwealth in the 21st Century. The funding may be used to contract for expertise and assistance in its work to evaluate the community-based system of service delivery or other related topics as required by the work of the Joint Subcommittee. Any contractor hired shall evaluate the current system along with alternative delivery systems to provide the necessary information and assistance to the subcommittee in determining the most appropriate delivery system, or modifications to the current delivery system, that ensures access, quality, consistency, and accountability. Any remaining balance at year-end shall be carried forward to the subsequent fiscal year.


E. Included in this item is $247,840 in the first year from dedicated special revenue to implement the recommendations of the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund Advisory Committee.