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2000 Session

Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

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Central Appropriations

Item 543

Item 543

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Personnel Management Services (70400)$82,940,427$79,353,835
Medical/Hospitalization Benefits - Local (70407)FY2001 $65,000,000FY2002 $65,000,000
Other Services (70499)FY2001 $17,940,427FY2002 $14,353,835
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2001 $17,940,427FY2002 $14,353,835
EnterpriseFY2001 $65,000,000FY2002 $65,000,000

Authority: § 2.1-20.1, Code of Virginia.


A. The amounts for Medical/Hospitalization Benefits - State are from all funds appropriated to state agencies for this purpose. It is an internal service fund for appropriation purposes in Central Appropriations. Revenues will be paid from state agencies to the Department of Personnel and Training.


B. The amounts for Medical/Hospitalization Benefits - Local include estimated revenues received from localities for the local option program.


C. The Department of Planning and Budget shall effect such transfers from this appropriation to the Department of Personnel and Training as are required for the payment of medical/hospitalization benefits.


D.1. In the event that the total of all eligible claims exceeds the balance in the state employee medical reimbursement account, there is hereby appropriated a sum sufficient from the general fund of the state treasury to enable the payment of such eligible claims.


2. The term "employee medical reimbursement account" means the account administered by the Department of Personnel and Training pursuant to § 125 of the Internal Revenue Code in connection with the health insurance program for state employees (§ 2.1-20.1 of the Code of Virginia).


E.1. Out of this amounts for Personnel Management Services, $17,940,427 the first year and $14,353,835 the second year shall be transferred to state agencies and institutions of higher education to effect changes in the employer's share of premiums paid for the Commonwealth's health benefit plans. Costs associated with the increases for employees of Educational and General programs at institutions of higher education shall be borne by the general fund.


2. Except as provided for in paragraph E 1 above, agencies supported in whole or in part by nongeneral funds shall pay the proportionate share of the increase in the employer's share of the premiums, subject to the rules and regulations prescribed by the appointing or governing authority. Such nongeneral fund revenues and balances are hereby appropriated for this purpose, subject to the provisions of § 4-2.01 b of this act.


F. No amounts shall be obligated or expended from the reserved component of the Employee Health Insurance Fund unless prior approval is obtained from the Secretary of Finance and the Secretary of Administration. The Department of Planning and Budget shall notify the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees of any disbursements made from or commitments against the reserved component.