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1996 Session

Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

Department of Health

Item 312

Item 312

First Year - FY1997Second Year - FY1998
Emergency Medical Services (40200)$10,295,220$10,295,220
Emergency Medical Services Systems Development and Coordination (40201)FY1997 $2,996,940FY1998 $2,996,940
Financial Assistance to Volunteer Rescue Squads (40203)FY1997 $7,298,280FY1998 $7,298,280
Fund Sources: 
SpecialFY1997 $10,032,000FY1998 $10,032,000
Federal TrustFY1997 $263,220FY1998 $263,220

Authority: §§ 32.1-112 through 32.1-116.3 ; 32.1-148 through 32.1-156 ; and 46.2-694 (13), Code of Virginia.


A. Out of this appropriation, distribution to localities shall be made each year in accordance with § 46.2-694A.13.e, Code of Virginia, in an amount not to exceed twenty-five percent of the appropriation.


B. Out of this appropriation, $230,750 the first year and $230,750 the second year shall be provided from special funds for Medevac operations conducted by the Department of State Police.


C. Out of this appropriation, distribution to the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads shall be made each year in accordance with § 46.2-694A.13.a, Code of Virginia, in an amount not to exceed two and one-half percent of the monies collected for the emergency medical services special fund.


D. Out of this appropriation, $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year shall be provided from special funds to provide technical assistance for local government officials and a public awareness campaign on volunteerism for the Emergency Medical Services Program.


E. Distributions made under § 46.2-694A.13.b (iii), Code of Virginia, shall be made only to nonprofit emergency medical services organizations.