2021 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ayala
Provide Hazard Pay and PPE to Essential Employees

Item 477 #4h

Item 477 #4h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2021 $0 FY2022 $250,000 GF

Page 554, line 9, strike "$138,332,991" and insert "$138,582,991".

Page 566, after line 4, insert:

"MM.1. Out of the amounts included in this item, amounts estimated at $500,000 the second year from the general fund is available for transfer to state agencies and institutions of higher education to effectuate the provisions of legislation adopted during the 2021 General Assembly Session which provides hazard duty pay and personal protective equipment to employees deemed as essential employees.

2. If available, the Governor is authorized to use federal funds to support the cost of the legislation in lieu of the general fund appropriation.”


(This amendment provides $250,000 from the general fund in fiscal year 2022 pursuant to legislation enacted during the 2021 General Assembly Session which provides hazard pay and PPE equipment to essential employees. The funding requested in this amendment is a placeholder until a detailed cost estimate is developed.)