2020 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 1283)

Division of Legislative Services

Item 6

Item 6

First Year - FY2019Second Year - FY2020
Legislative Research and Analysis (78400)$7,147,757$6,884,115
Bill Drafting and Preparation (78401)FY2019 $7,147,757FY2020 $6,884,115
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2019 $6,864,081FY2020 $6,864,081
SpecialFY2019 $283,676FY2020 $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, 2018 to June 24, 2019 and $157,374 from June 25, 2019, to June 30, 2020.

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 $263,642 in the first year and $213,428 in the second year from dedicated special revenue to implement the recommendations of the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund Advisory Committee.

F. Out of the amounts re-appropriated to the Division of Legislative Services from prior year unexpended balances, an amount estimated at $250,000 shall be available to cover expenses incurred for legislative redistricting, which is required after the 2020 Census.