The 2012 Executive Budget Document
Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security [ http://www.commonwealthpreparedness.virginia.gov/ ]Mission Statement
The Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security elevates the status of veterans’ issues by supporting initiatives that assist Veterans, and service members transitioning to veteran status. The Secretary serves as the Commonwealth’s direct liaison between the Department of Homeland Security and the Governor, coordinating and developing a seamless, coordinated security and preparedness strategy and implementation plan. In addition, the Secretary serves as the Governor’s liaison to the active duty military community by leading the Governor’s initiatives pertaining to military installation and defense community issues as well as quality of life initiatives for service members in Virginia and their families.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 1,053,299||$ 65,000||$ 1,019,823|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 1,053,299||$ 65,000||$ 1,019,823|
|2011 Appropriation||$ 473,958||$ 567,418||$ 839,469|
|2012 Appropriation||$ 473,958||$ 767,418||$ 990,309|
|2013 Base Budget||$ 473,958||$ 767,418||$ 1,075,842|
|2013 Addenda||$ 5,698||$ 120,977||$ 124,059|
|2013 Total||$ 479,656||$ 888,395||$ 1,199,901|
|2014 Base Budget||$ 473,958||$ 767,418||$ 1,075,842|
|2014 Addenda||$ 5,886||$ 120,977||$ 124,059|
|2014 Total||$ 479,844||$ 888,395||$ 1,199,901|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2013 Base Budget||6.00||3.00||9.00|
|2014 Base Budget||6.00||3.00||9.00|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Fund changes in state employee workers' compensation premiumsAdjusts the agency's budget for the general fund share of state employee workers' compensation premiums based on the allocation of FY 2013 and FY 2014 program costs provided by the Department of Human Resource Management. The allocation is based on the historical experience of the agency and reflects the current policy of providing agencies with 50 percent of any increased costs and allowing agencies to retain 50 percent of any reduced costs.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (9) $ (3)
Distribute Central Appropriation amounts to agency budgetsAdjusts the agency budget to reflect amounts moved to or from Central Appropriations to cover the costs of items such as changes in retirement and other benefit contribution rates, as well as the distribution of other centrally funded items.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 3,240 $ 3,240 Nongeneral Fund $ 4,977 $ 4,977
Adjust funding to reflect changes in rent charges at the seat of governmentProvides additional funding to cover the general fund share of increased rent charges at the seat of government. The rent rate increase, the first in six years, results from additional costs to maintain facilities.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 544 $ 726
Adjust funding to reflect changes in information technology and telecommunication chargesAdjusts the agency's budget for the general fund share of information technology and telecommunication charges based on changes in utilization, services, and rate changes approved by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission on July 1, 2010, and September 1, 2011.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 1,923 $ 1,923
Provide appropriation for grant fundingProvides appropriation for federal grant funding to support wage positions needed for the Joint Forces Command disestablishment efforts in the Hampton Roads area. The grant award is from the Office of Economic Adjustment and is administered by the Department of Emergency Management. The grant is limited to a two year period.
FY 2013 FY 2014 Nongeneral Fund $ 116,000 $ 116,000