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University of Virginia

Item 210

Item 210

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Educational and General Programs (10000)$316,594,109$319,738,678
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY2001 $180,066,478FY2002 $182,525,870
Higher Education Research (100102)FY2001 $9,638,840FY2002 $9,641,570
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2001 $1,782,394FY2002 $1,782,760
Higher Education Academic Support (100104)FY2001 $50,054,569FY2002 $50,081,300
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY2001 $11,215,686FY2002 $11,220,768
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2001 $26,921,785FY2002 $26,932,726
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY2001 $36,914,357FY2002 $37,553,684
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2001 $157,100,627FY2002 $160,085,096
Higher Education OperatingFY2001 $158,867,369FY2002 $159,027,469
Debt ServiceFY2001 $626,113FY2002 $626,113

Authority: §§ 23-62 through 23-85, Code of Virginia.


A.1. This appropriation includes an amount not to exceed $2,639,805 the first year and $2,651,293 the second year from the general fund for the operation of the Family Practice Residency Program and Family Practice medical student programs. This appropriation for Family Practice programs, whether ultimately implemented by contract, agreement or other means, is considered to be a grant.


2. The University shall report by July 1 annually to the Department of Planning and Budget an operating plan for the Family Practice Residency Program.


3. The University of Virginia, in cooperation with the Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia, shall establish elective Family Practice Medicine experiences in Southwest Virginia for both students and residents.


B. Out of this appropriation, $584,800 the first year and $584,800 the second year from the general fund is designated for the Virginia Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy.


C. Out of this appropriation shall be expended an amount estimated at $906,083 from the general fund and $460,398 from nongeneral funds the first year and $906,083 from the general fund and $460,398 from nongeneral funds the second year, for the educational telecommunications project to provide graduate engineering education, subject to a plan approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.


D. Out of this appropriation, $350,000 the first year and $350,000 the second year from the general fund, and $350,000 the first year and $350,000 the second year from nongeneral funds is designated for the independent Virginia Institute of Government at the University of Virginia Center for Public Service.


E. Out of this appropriation, $113,000 the first year and $113,000 the second year from the general fund is designated for the Virginia State Climatologist Office.


F.1. Out of this appropriation, $813,616 from the general fund and at least $612,418 in nongeneral funds the first year and $813,616 from the general fund and at least $612,418 in nongeneral funds the second year is designated for the "generalist initiative" to sustain the successful increases in generalist output for Virginia medical schools and generalist residency training programs achieved between 1994 and 2000. The University of Virginia in conjunction with the Medical College of Hampton Roads and Virginia Commonwealth University. shall jointly collect and report the yearly outcomes of the Virginia Generalist Initiative to the Secretary of Education and the State Council of Higher Education annually by October 2. The State Council shall report on the status of the Generalist Initiative to the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees at their regularly scheduled meetings in November.


2. Funding from the general fund for this Item shall not be continued unless the university continues to meet the goals identified below.


3. The amounts appropriated shall be used for recruitment and admissions, curriculum enhancement and graduate medical education.


4. It is the intent of the General Assembly that the goals of the Virginia Generalist Initiative shall be as follows:


a. At least 50 percent of Virginia medical school graduates shall enter generalist residency program;


b. At least 50 percent of Virginia graduates shall enter generalist practice upon completion of residency training and at least 50 percent of those graduates shall practice in Virginia.


c. Virginia academic health centers, in cooperation with the Commonwealth of Virginia, will actively contribute to strategies for eliminating generalist physician shortages in medically underserved areas of Virginia.


4. Further, it is the intent of the General Assembly that:


a. Generalist initiative recruitment and admissions programs shall be designed to actively recruit and retain Virginia medical students with an interest in generalist medicine from medically underserved areas of the Commonwealth; and


b. Generalist initiative education programs shall be designed to sustain educational experiences in community settings in general, and in medically underserved communities in particular, for both medical students and generalists.


G. Out of this appropriation, $30,000 the first year and $30,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to support the Virginia Writing Project.


H. It is the intent of the General Assembly to assist the three Virginia medical schools as they respond to changes in the need for delivery and financing of medical education, both undergraduate and graduate.


I. Included in Item 291, paragraph C 3 of this act is $8,037,392 from the general fund and $313,532 in nongeneral funds the first year and $6,808,353 from the general fund and $313,532 in nongeneral funds the second year to support the debt service on bonds issued by the Virginia College Building Authority to finance equipment. The Treasury Board shall transfer to the Virginia College Building Authority on July 1, 2000, the amounts in the first year, and on July 1, 2001, the amounts in the second year to support the authority's debt obligation.


J. Out of this appropriation, $300,000 the first year and $300,000 the second year from the general fund is designated through FY 2006 to support the university's recruitment commitment to a world-renowned researcher in prostate cancer.


K. Out of this appropriation, at least $225,000 the first year and $225,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided in support of diabetes research, education and public service at the University of Virginia.


L. This appropriation authorizes the University of Virginia to charge its students a technology service fee in conformity with § 4-2.01 c of this act. This appropriation includes $995,440 the first year and $995,440 the second year from nongeneral funds, the unexpended balance of which shall not revert to the general fund in any fiscal year but shall be carried forward on the books of the Department of Accounts and allotted for expenditure each July 1. The fee charged resident undergraduate students each year shall not exceed one percent of the total of tuition and required fees charged in FY 1998, and the amounts appropriated in this Item reflect that policy. The Department of Planning and Budget shall allot technology fee revenues in excess of the amounts appropriated in this Item provided that the revenues are not generated by resident undergraduate students and provided that such revenues reflect a fee that does not exceed three percent of the total of tuition and required fees charged in FY 1998 to nonresident undergraduate students and three percent of the total of tuition and required fees charged in FY 1998 to graduate and professional students.


M. Out of this appropriation, $855,000 the first year and $855,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided for the Center for Governmental Studies at the University of Virginia to conduct and preserve oral histories with senior public officials, to conduct the Virginia Youth Leadership Initiative to educate students in Virginia's secondary schools in the democratic process, and to develop programs to foster increased public awareness of the electoral system. Such funds may be used to support up to four full-time positions to carry out the Center's activities.


N. Out of this appropriation, $400,000 the first year and $400,000 the second year from the general fund is provided in recognition of unreimbursed indigent care provided by medical school faculty separate from the care provided by the medical center. These funds are in partial support of the direct cost of the first-professional medical education program for Virginia students. The cost study policies established in Item 215 shall apply to these patients and financial transactions. The annual report required in Item 215 of this act on financial activities and the qualification of patients shall be reported to the State Council of Higher Education and the Department of Planning and Budget. The State Council and the Secretary of Education shall report to the Governor and General Assembly by November 15, 2001, on the implementation of this program and funding needs in subsequent years.


O. Out of this appropriation, $300,000 the first year and $300,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to the University of Virginia to establish the Fishery Resource Grant Fund and Program authorized in Chapter 719, Acts of Assembly of 1999. Expenditures and disbursements from the Fund shall be made by the State Treasurer on warrants issued by the Comptroller upon written request of the Chairman of the Graduate Marine Science Consortium at the University of Virginia.