Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 86, AID TO SUBDIVISIONS-STATE TREASURER, page 482, by striking paragraph 86.1 in its entirety and inserting:
/ 86.1. (AS-TREAS: Veterans' Affairs-Aid to Counties) In the allocation of the appropriation in Part IA, Section 86, as adjusted for "Aid to County Veteran Offices," each county shall receive an effective annual amount equal to one hundred percent of the amount allocated to it for the prior fiscal year plus an amount equivalent to base pay increases for state employees, less any adjustments made for budget reductions. This allocation shall be distributed on a quarterly basis to the County Treasurer who will handle and distribute these monies for the sole benefit and use of the County Veterans' Affairs Offices. These allocations must be kept in an account which is separate and distinct from the general fund of the county. The County Treasurer shall disburse the allocations to the County Veterans' Affairs Office upon written request from the county veterans' affairs officer. /
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