2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Morgan
Tobacco Use Prevention-Settlement $

Item 304 #6h

Item 304 #6h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2001 $24,000,000 FY2002 $24,000,000 GF

Page 235, line 13, strike "$47,317,284" and insert "$71,317,284".
Page 235, line 13, strike "$47,324,396" and insert "$71,324,396".
Page 239, after line 18 insert:
"G.  Out of this appropriation, created through the filing of a suit by the Commonwealth of Virginia to recover past Medicaid expenditures attributed to tobacco-related disease, $24,000,000 the first year and  
$24,000,000 the second year
shall be provided to direct a statewide, comprehensive tobacco use prevention and control program for all Virginians to reduce the burden of tobacco-related disease in the Commonwealth honoring the intent of the tobacco settlement.  Priority funding will be given to those projects that encourage collaborative partnerships with entities providing successful program outcomes and other services that reduce tobacco use and ease the burden of tobacco-related diseases."

(This amendment provides funds from the tobacco settlements for prevention and control of tobacco use, with the intent to distribute funding to the following:Community Programs to Reduce Tobacco Use: $5,564,000Community Programs to Reduce Tobacco-Related Diseases: $2,895,000Counter Marketing: $3,647,000Cessation Programs: $7,594,000Surveillance and Evaluation: $2,800,000Administration and Management: $1,500,000.)