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2000 Session

Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

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Secretary of Health and Human Resources

Item 293

Item 293

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Administrative and Support Services (71900)$999,036$1,007,166
General Management and Direction (71901)FY2001 $667,513FY2002 $668,658
Financial and Operational Audits (71929)FY2001 $331,523FY2002 $338,508
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2001 $827,513FY2002 $828,658
SpecialFY2001 $171,523FY2002 $178,508

Authority: Title 2.1, Chapter 5.2; and § 2.1-51.10:1, Code of Virginia.


A. The Secretary of Health and Human Resources shall report to the Governor and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees, by November 15 of each year, on the progress in implementing welfare reform and in securing private sector jobs for recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children.


B. The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996 (PL 104-193, § 402) provides $20,000,000 for the five states that achieve the most significant reduction in the magnitude of nonmarital births while reducing the rate of induced pregnancy terminations below 1995 levels. In the event the Commonwealth receives these federal funds, the total amount shall be distributed to local governments based on their pro rata reduction of nonmarital child bearing and participation in the Partners in Prevention Initiative established by the Secretary of Health and Human Resources to encourage and support community-directed strategies that address this critical social issue.


C.1. Out of this appropriation, $110,000 the first year and $110,000 the second year shall be provided from the general fund for the Secretary of Health and Human Resources for the services of an inspector to provide oversight of activities undertaken by the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services to comply with requirements under the federal Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act at the fifteen mental health and mental retardation facilities.


2. It is the intent of the General Assembly that this position or contract be established on a pilot basis to determine its utility and effectiveness in providing permanent oversight for the improvement of the current system of patient care at state mental hospitals and training centers. The Secretary of Health and Human Resources shall report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees, by January 1 of each year, on the activities and impact of the inspector on improving patient care at state facilities.


3. Out of this appropriation, $50,000 from the general fund and $171,523 from nongeneral funds and two nongeneral fund positions the first year and $50,000 from the general fund and $178,508 from nongeneral funds and two nongeneral fund positions the second year are provided to support the activities associated with the Office of Inspector General.