2022 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB30 (Enrolled)

Department of General Services

Item C-2

Item C-2

First Year - FY2023Second Year - FY2024
Construct new Supreme Court building (18537)$22,500,000$0
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2023 $22,500,000FY2024 $0

A. Out of the amounts appropriated to this item, $4,000,000 in the first year from the general fund is provided to supplement planning funds for the capital project titled "New Construction/Renovation: Commonwealth Courts Building" (18537), originally authorized in Item C-1.30, Chapter 552, 2021 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I. The planning scope for this project is hereby amended to include space to accommodate the expanded Virginia Court of Appeals. The scope of this capital project includes demolition and new construction of the Pocahontas Building east tower and renovation of the west tower.

B. Out of the amounts appropriated to this item, $18,500,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to support costs related to the relocation of the Virginia Commonwealth University computer center located in the Pocahontas Building at 900 East Main Street. The funds are provided to the Department of General Services to provide financial support to the university for costs associated with hardware, software, network infrastructure, cabling, and other information technology infrastructure needs to have a new computer center on the university campus operational by December 2023. The university is responsible for all other costs associated with the relocation and shall be fully vacated from the Pocahontas Building by December 31, 2023 to enable the renovation of the facility into the future site of the Virginia Supreme Court and Virginia Court of Appeals.