2000 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Introduced)

Virginia Employment Commission

Item 120

Item 120 (Not set out)

First Year - FY1999Second Year - FY2000
Employment Assistance Services (46200)$369,186,984$365,853,439
Employment Services (46201)FY1999 $37,387,198FY2000 $37,474,526
Unemployment Compensation Services (46202)FY1999 $331,799,786FY2000 $328,378,913
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY1999 $210,979FY2000 $173,130
SpecialFY1999 $224,000FY2000 $224,000
Trust and AgencyFY1999 $368,752,005FY2000 $365,456,309

Authority: Title 60.2, Chapters 1 through 6, Code of Virginia; Executive Order Number 74, 1993.

A. Revenues deposited into the Special Unemployment Compensation Administration Fund shall be used for the purposes set out in the following order of priority: 1) to support essential services of the Commission, particularly in the event of reductions in federal funding; 2) to finance the cost of capital projects; and 3) to fund the discretionary fund established in § 60.2-315, Code of Virginia. Funding may be transferred from the capital budget to the operating budget consistent with this language.

B.1. This appropriation includes a sum not to exceed $6,638,125 the first year and $5,815,125 the second year, from the Trust and Agency fund for the replacement of computer and network related equipment. This equipment will help to lower operating expenses and improve customer service.

2. The Director of the Department of Planning and Budget shall allot this appropriation only upon the presentation of satisfactory information as evaluated by the Council on Information Management.

C. There is hereby appropriated out of the funds made available to this state under Section 1103 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C.), as amended, the sum of $415,903 of Reed Act funds, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be used under the direction of the Virginia Employment Commission and subject to the requirements of § 60.2-305, Code of Virginia for the purpose of administering the federal Wagner-Peyser Job Service Grant.

D. The Virginia Employment Commission is hereby authorized to use any federal transition funds made available under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-220) for the purpose of funding youth activity programs between April 1, 2000, and June 30, 2000.