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1998 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB4001 (Introduced)

Department of Health

Item 326

Item 326

First Year - FY1999Second Year - FY2000
State Health Services (43000)$27,617,772$27,648,529
Child Development Services (43002)FY1999 $3,757,195FY2000 $3,776,218
Children's Specialty Services (43003)FY1999 $7,712,028FY2000 $7,724,917
Family Planning Services (43005)FY1999 $6,952,144FY2000 $6,980,728
Maternal and Child Health Services (43008)FY1999 $6,217,995FY2000 $6,171,785
State Health Services Technical Support and Administration (43012)FY1999 $2,978,410FY2000 $2,994,881
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY1999 $10,128,656FY2000 $10,156,325
SpecialFY1999 $3,128,334FY2000 $3,136,337
Federal TrustFY1999 $14,360,782FY2000 $14,355,867

Authority: §§ 32.1-11, 32.1-77, and 32.1-89 through 32.1-90, Code of Virginia; and P.L. 94-566, as amended, Title V of the U.S. Social Security Act and Title X of the U.S. Public Health Service Act, Federal Code.


A. Health programs which improve pregnancy outcomes shall be assigned a high priority within the Department of Health. The Commissioner shall assure that adequate prenatal care services, to include early identification and management of intermediate and high risk patients, are available to low-income pregnant women through the appropriate state program. Recommendations of the Maternal and Child Health Council shall guide the Department of Health in assessing the adequacy of prenatal care services.


B. Out of this appropriation, $700,000 from the general fund and $700,000 from nongeneral funds and 28 FTEs the first year and $700,000 from the general fund and $700,000 from nongeneral funds and 28 FTEs the second year are provided for the operation of teenage pregnancy prevention programs in the health districts of Richmond, Norfolk, Alexandria, Roanoke City, Crater, Portsmouth, and Eastern Shore. The Department of Health shall evaluate these programs to ensure that the prevention methodologies are successful and transferable to other health districts. Results of a continuing evaluation shall be reported to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by January 1 of each year.


C. Notwithstanding § 4-1.03 of this act, general fund and nongeneral fund appropriations for the Resource Mothers Program shall not be transferred to support other public health programs or any other purpose.


D. Any funds originally budgeted for hemophilia clotting factor treatment which are unexpended as of June 30, 1999, shall be reappropriated in the succeeding year to be used for AIDS treatment services to hemophiliacs.


E. Out of this appropriation, the Commissioner shall provide an amount not to exceed $75,000 from the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant to complete the research by the Center for Pediatric Research on variations in the health care delivered to children in the Commonwealth, as directed by Senate Joint Resolution 127 (1998) and House Joint Resolution 180 (1998). The Center for Pediatric Research shall coordinate its research with the Department of Health.