2006 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Tobacco Enforcement Language Clarification (language only)

Item 48 #7s

Item 48 #7s

Executive Offices
Attorney General and Law, Department Of

Page 28, strike lines 11 through 30 and insert:
B. Out of this appropriation, $447,011 the first year and $469,747 the second year from the general fund is designated for efforts to enforce the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement and Article 5 (Section 3.1-336.1 et. seq. ) of Chapter 18 of Title 3.1 of the Code of Virginia.  The Department of Law shall be responsible for enforcement of Article 5 (Section 3.1-336.1 et. seq.) of Chapter 18 of Title 3.1 of the  Code of Virginia and the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.  The general fund shall be reimbursed on a proportional basis from the Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Fund and the Virginia Tobacco Settlement Fund for costs associated with the enforcement  of the Master Settlement Agreement pursuant to transfers directed by Item 458, paragraphs A.2 and B.2 and Section 3-1.01, Paragraph Q of this act."

(This amendment replaces language included in the budget as introduced to clarify the responsibilities of the Office of the Attorney General with respect to enforcement of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.)