2001 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Stolle
Tobacco Funds for Cancer Prevention Plan (language only)

Item 545 #5s

Item 545 #5s

Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations

Page 474, after line 15, insert:
"E.  The State Comptroller shall deposit five percent of the Commonwealth's allocation pursuant to the Master Settlement Agreement with tobacco manufacturers to the Virginia Health Care Trust Fund, contingent upon the creation of the Fund by the 2001 Acts of Assembly.  There is hereby appropriated a sum sufficient estimated at $7,758,883 the second year to the Fund, contingent upon the creation of the Fund, to be used for health care purposes as set forth in the 2001 Acts of Assembly."

(This amendment allocates a portion of the tobacco settlement funds for a health care trust fund.)