NO. 98. An act relating to an appropriation to continue VERMONT NATIONAL GUARD FAMILY SUPPORT AND COUNSELING SERVICES.
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. APPROPRIATION; VERMONT NATIONAL GUARD; FAMILY
SUPPORT AND COUNSELING SERVICES
(a) There is appropriated in fiscal year 2006 from the general fund the amount of $250,000.00 to the Vermont National Guard to fund family support and counseling services to Vermont National Guard members and their families through June 30, 2007. The funds shall be expended for:
(1) Continuation of the programs for family support and counseling services, including preventive and educational services to family members and Vermont National Guard members, and training for other community leaders and guard commanders, chaplains, and others; and
(2) Other initiatives that meet this programmatic need.
(b) The Vermont National Guard may negotiate with the U.S. Department of Defense and Veterans’ Administration a sharing agreement as necessary.
Sec. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE
This act shall take effect from passage.
Approved: March 9, 2006
The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street