2021 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Rasoul
Transitioning Workers Fund

Item 125 #4h

Item 125 #4h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Commerce and Trade
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy FY2021 $0 FY2022 $1,000,000 NGF

Page 118, line 45, strike "$4,226,173" and insert "$5,226,173".

Page 119, after line 23, insert:

"E. Out of this appropriation, $1,000,000 from nongeneral funds is provided for administration of the Transitioning Workers Fund."


(This amendment provides $1.0 million from the non general fund the second year for administration of the Transitioning Workers Fund, pursuant to legislation to be considered by the 2021 General Assembly which would establish the Fund from 20 percent of revenues received from the Green New Deal Act in order provide training and assistance to individuals and communities affected by the transition away from fossil fuel industries. This is a placeholder amendment until a final fiscal impact statement for the bill can be produced.)