Division of the Budget Landon State Office Building Phone: (785) 296-2436 900 SW Jackson Street, Room 504 firstname.lastname@example.org Topeka, KS 66612 Division of the Budget http://budget.kansas.gov Adam Proffitt, Director Laura Kelly, Governor
February 5, 2021
The Honorable Larry Alley, Chairperson Senate Committee on Federal and State Affairs Statehouse, Room 136-E Topeka, Kansas 66612 Dear Senator Alley: SUBJECT: Fiscal Note for SB 109 by Senator Pittman In accordance with KSA 75-3715a, the following fiscal note concerning SB 109 is respectfully submitted to your committee. SB 109 would require the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs Office (KCVAO) to apply to the US Department of Veteran Affairs for construction of a new state veterans home facility located in Douglas, Jefferson, Leavenworth, Shawnee, or Wyandotte county. The application would need to be submitted on or before April 15, 2022. The KCVAO indicates the application would require documentation that there is a reasonable basis to conclude that the facility will be fully occupied, state authorization for the project, a certificate of matching funds, a five-year capital plan for the state’s veteran’s home program, and a financial plan for the new facility’s first three years of operations. Obtaining the information for the application would require staff time and possibly the use of outside contractors, but the KCVAO estimates it could be accomplished within existing resources. Any fiscal effect associated with SB 109 is not reflected in The FY 2022 Governor’s Budget Report.