2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Quayle
Va. Center for Community Health

Item 308 #4s

Item 308 #4s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2001 $300,000 FY2002 $300,000 GF

Page 240, line 6, strike "$163,196,014" and insert "$163,496,014".
Page 240, line 6, strike "$163,289,409" and insert "$163,589,409".
Page 241, after line 12 insert:
"D.  Out of this appropriation, $300,000 the first year and
$300,000 the second year shall be paid from the general fund to the Virginia Center for Community Health.  These funds shall be matched with other private resources to enhance the development and application of effective strategies and programs to improve community health.  The Center, in coordination with the Virginia Department of Health, the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, and other state agencies and appropriate organizations, is encouraged to undertake initiatives to facilitate public health research, improve understanding of public health principles by the general public, and initiate other collaborative activities between the public and private sector.  The Center shall be governed by a diverse membership to include state agencies, private organizations, and representatives designated by the Governor, Senate, and House of Delegates.  The Center shall account for the expenditure of these funds and the outcome of its activities to strengthen public health in Virginia by providing the Governor and General Assembly with a report no later than December 1, 2001, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001."

(This amendment provides funds to establish a Virginia Center for Community Health, that would expand public health research and collaborative activities between the public and private sectors. Language requires a status report.)