2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

Chief Patron: Van Yahres
Tobacco Funds 40% Allocation

Item 545.10 #1h

Item 545.10 #1h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2001 $118,160,000 FY2002 $63,240,000 GF

Page 369, after line 25, insert:
"A.  The amounts provided for in this item represent deposits to the general fund which are not otherwise obligated from the Commonwealth's allocation pursuant to the Master Settlement Agreement with tobacco product manufacturers.
B.  The Comptroller shall apportion the amounts provided for in this item as required by House Bill 1354, 2000 General Assembly session, to wit:
20 percent  Department of Rail and Public Transportation, for Mass Transit
20 percent  Commonwealth Health Care Research Foundation
20 percent  Department of Education, for purposes of School Health programs
15 percent  Department of Health, for the Comprehensive Health Investment Project (CHIP)
15 percent  Virginia Health Care Foundation
10 percent  Department of Social Services, for Healthy Families Virginia ".

(This amendment appropriates the 40 percent unallocated share of the proceeds of the Master Tobacco Settlement Agreement for the purposes specified, as provided for in House Bill 1354.)