2023 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB6001 (Enrolled)

Department of Military Affairs

Item 478

Item 478

First Year - FY2023Second Year - FY2024
Disaster Planning and Operations (72200)$0$0
Fund Sources:  

Authority: Title 44, Chapters 1 and 2, Code of Virginia.

A. The amount for Disaster Planning and Operations provides for a military contingent fund, out of which to pay the military forces of the Commonwealth when aiding the civil authorities.

B. In the event units of the Virginia National Guard shall be in federal service, the sum allocated herein for their support shall not be used for any different purpose, except with the prior written approval of the Governor, other than to provide for the Virginia State Defense Force or for safeguarding properties used by the Virginia National Guard.

C. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when called into state active duty, not in the service of the United States, members of the National Guard and members of the Virginia Defense Force shall receive pay and allowances equal to their rank and years of service, as determined by the Department of Military Affairs. The Adjutant General may increase state active duty pay on an annual basis by a rate not to exceed the most recent percentage increase in basic pay for members of the Armed Forces.