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Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

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Department of General Services

Item 74

Item 74

First Year - FY2003Second Year - FY2004
Laboratory Services (72600)$14,308,868$14,397,449
Laboratory Customer and Planning Services (72602)FY2003 $13,573,024FY2004 $13,573,024
Analytical Laboratory Services (72604)FY2003 $735,844FY2004 $824,425
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2003 $10,099,871FY2004 $10,188,452
EnterpriseFY2003 $3,268,476FY2004 $3,268,476
Federal TrustFY2003 $940,521FY2004 $940,521

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 11, Article 2, Code of Virginia.


A. General fund amounts are included in the program Laboratory Services to support the total cost of chemical and microbiological drinking water testing required by regulations of the Department of Health.


B. The provisions of § 2.2-1104, Code of Virginia, notwithstanding, the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services shall ensure that no individual is denied the benefits of laboratory tests mandated by the Department of Health for reason of inability to pay for such services.


C.1. The Laboratory Services program includes an internal service fund which shall be paid from revenues derived from charges to the Department of Environmental Quality and the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The estimated internal service fund cost is $2,458,185 the first year and $2,458,185 the second year.


2. The Laboratory Services program includes an internal service fund, which shall be paid by transfers from the Virginia Department of Transportation for motor fuel testing as stated in § 3-1.02 D of this act, and fees collected from governmental entities for sample testing. The estimated internal service fund cost is $282,905 the first year and $282,905 the second year.


3. The Laboratory Services program includes an internal service fund, which shall be paid by fees from public water works for Phase II and Phase V of the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1986. The estimated internal service fund cost is $150,000 the first year and $150,000 the second year.


D.1. The provisions of § 2.2-1104 B, Code of Virginia, notwithstanding, the Division of Consolidated Laboratories may charge a fee for the limited and specific purpose of analyses of water samples where:


a. testing is required by Department of Health regulations pursuant to Phase II and Phase V regulations of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and


b. funding to support such testing is not otherwise provided for in this act.


2. The Director of the Department of Planning and Budget is authorized to increase nongeneral fund employment in the Division of Consolidated Laboratories consistent with the provisions of this section.


E. Out of the amounts for Laboratory Customer and Planning Services shall be provided $189,183 the first year and $189,183 the second year from the general fund for lease payments through the Master Equipment Leasing Program for the purchase of laboratory equipment necessary for the analysis of drinking water samples and the use of molecular biology analysis.