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1996 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Chapter 912)

Enacting Clause

Enacting Clause

VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY

REENROLLED

CHAPTER 912

An Act to appropriate the public revenue for the two years ending, respectively, on the thirtieth day of June, 1997, and the thirtieth day of June, 1998.

[HB 30]

Approved April 17, 1996

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the following are hereby appropriated, for the current biennium, as set forth in succeeding parts, sections and items, for the purposes stated and for the years indicated:

A. The balances of appropriations made by previous acts of the General Assembly which are recorded as unexpended, as of the close of business on the last day of the previous biennium, on the final records of the State Comptroller; and,

B. The public taxes and arrears of taxes, as well as monies derived from all other sources, which shall come into the State treasury prior to the close of business on the last day of the current biennium. The term "monies" means nontax revenues of all kinds, including but not limited to fees, licenses, services and contract charges, gifts, grants, and donations, and projected revenues derived from proposed legislation contingent upon General Assembly passage.

§ 2. Such balances, public taxes, arrears of taxes, and monies derived from all other sources as are not segregated by law to other funds, which funds are defined by the State Comptroller, pursuant to § 2.1-196.1, Code of Virginia, shall establish and constitute the general fund of the State treasury.

§ 3. The appropriations made in this act from the general fund are based upon the following:

First Year Second Year Total
Unappropriated Balance, June 30, 1996 $103,758,180 $103,758,180
Additions to Balance $746,704 $1,296,704 $2,043,408
Official Revenue Estimates $7,800,520,660 $7,964,870,388 $15,765,391,048
Transfers $399,984,671 $414,826,631 $814,811,302
Total General Fund Revenues Available for Appropriation $8,305,010,215 $8,380,993,723 $16,686,003,938

The appropriations made in this act from nongeneral fund revenues are based upon the following:

Balance, June 30, 1996 $244,546,375 $244,546,375
Official Revenue Estimates $8,913,859,699 $9,065,655,286 $17,979,514,985
Bond Proceeds $266,538,837 $81,500,000 $348,038,837
Total Nongeneral Fund Revenues Available for Appropriation $9,424,944,911 $9,147,155,286 $18,572,100,197
TOTAL PROJECTED REVENUES $17,729,955,126 $17,528,149,009 $35,258,104,135

§ 4. Nongeneral fund revenues which are not otherwise segregated pursuant to this act shall be segregated in accordance with the acts respectively establishing them.

§ 5. The sums herein appropriated are appropriated from the fund sources designated in the respective items of this act.

§ 6. When used in this act the term:

A. "Current biennium" means the period from the first day of July, nineteen hundred ninety-six, through the thirtieth day of June, nineteen hundred ninety-eight, inclusive.

B. "Previous biennium" means the period from the first day of July, nineteen hundred ninety-four, through the thirtieth day of June, nineteen hundred ninety-six, inclusive.

C. "Next biennium" means the period from the first day of July, nineteen hundred ninety-eight, through the thirtieth day of June, two thousand, inclusive.

D. "State agency" means a court, department, institution, office, board, council or other unit of state government located in the legislative, judicial, or executive departments or group of independent agencies, or central appropriations, as shown in this act, and which is designated in this act by title and a three-digit agency code.

E. "Nonstate agency" means an organization or entity as defined in § 2.1-394.1 (D), Code of Virginia.

F. "Authority" sets forth the general enabling statute, either state or federal, for the operation of the program for which appropriations are shown.

G. "Discretionary" means there is no continuing statutory authority which infers or requires state funding for programs for

which the appropriations are shown.

H. "Appropriation" shall include both the funds authorized for expenditure and the corresponding level of full-time equivalent employment.

I. "Sum sufficient" identifies an appropriation for which the Governor is authorized to exceed the amount shown in the Appropriation Act if required to carry out the purpose for which the appropriation is made.

J. "Item Details" indicates that, except as provided in § 6.H. above, the numbers shown under the columns labeled Item Details are for information reference only.

K. Unless otherwise defined, terms used in this act dealing with budgeting, planning and related management actions are defined in the instructions for preparation of the Executive Budget.

§ 7. The total appropriations from all sources in this act have been allocated as follows:

BIENNIUM 1996-98
General Nongeneral
Fund Fund Total
OPERATING EXPENSES $16,574,043,245 $17,836,225,991 $34,410,269,236
LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT $80,478,376 $5,148,592 $85,626,968
JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT $387,135,312 $17,540,035 $404,675,347
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT $16,094,794,545 $16,677,182,836 $32,771,977,381
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES $470,000 $1,136,354,528 $1,136,824,528
STATE GRANTS TO NONSTATE AGENCIES $11,165,012 $11,165,012
CAPITAL OUTLAY EXPENSES $100,389,820 $567,926,190 $668,316,010
TOTAL $16,674,433,065 $18,404,152,181 $35,078,585,246

§ 8. This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "1996 Appropriation Act."