The 2012 Executive Budget Document
Department for the Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing [ http://www.vddhh.org/ ]Mission Statement
The Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (VDDHH) works to reduce the communication barriers between persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and those who are hearing, including family members, service providers, and the general public.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 1,374,601||$ 14,389,078||$ 837,965|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 1,278,736||$ 14,389,078||$ 837,965|
|2011 Appropriation||$ 840,901||$ 14,823,149||$ 694,063|
|2012 Appropriation||$ 840,901||$ 14,823,149||$ 694,063|
|2013 Base Budget||$ 840,901||$ 14,823,149||$ 711,887|
|2013 Addenda||$ (12,816)||$ (4,262,025)||$ (11,725)|
|2013 Total||$ 828,085||$ 10,561,124||$ 700,162|
|2014 Base Budget||$ 840,901||$ 14,823,149||$ 711,887|
|2014 Addenda||$ (12,807)||$ (3,884,975)||$ (11,725)|
|2014 Total||$ 828,094||$ 10,938,174||$ 700,162|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2013 Base Budget||10.50||3.50||14.00|
|2014 Base Budget||10.50||3.50||14.00|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Lower the number of sign language interpreters provided for 12-Step ProgramsReduces the number of interpreters that are provided for Twelve-Step programs that are not covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (16,900) $ (16,900)
Adjust special fund appropriation for relay servicesReduces the special fund appropriation for relay services to reflect the latest agency contract.
FY 2013 FY 2014 Nongeneral Fund $ (4,363,078) $ (3,986,028)
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 $ 4,122 $ 4,122 Nongeneral Fund $ 1,053 $ 1,053
Adjust positions to reflect organizational structureRedistributes positions between fund details and service areas to reflect the agency's current organizational structure and ensure that programs are managed effectively. This action nets to zero.
Provide appropriation for administration of federal grantAppropriates federal revenue associated with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act grant. The department currently receives $100,000 each year for the reimbursement of expenses associated with the assessment of sign language interpreter candidates. The additional appropriation will eliminate the need for administrative actions each year.
FY 2013 FY 2014 Nongeneral Fund $ 100,000 $ 100,000
Transfer positions associated with shared administrative servicesMoves three general fund positions from the Department of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (DDHH) to the Department of Rehabilitative Services (DRS). The administrative positions are no longer needed at DDHH since their functions are being handled by DRS. The general fund that supports these positions now fund the contractual obligation between the two agencies for administrative functions.
FY 2013 FY 2014 Authorized Positions $ (3) $ (3)
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 $ (38) $ (29)