2003 Session

Budget Bill - HB1400 (Chapter 1042)

Department of Health

Item 313

Item 313

First Year - FY2003Second Year - FY2004
State Health Services (43000)$32,328,583
Child Development Services (43002)FY2003 $3,979,058
FY2004 $3,979,058
Children's Specialty Services (43003)FY2003 $8,009,518
FY2004 $8,009,518
Family Planning Services (43005)FY2003 $5,737,381
FY2004 $5,737,381
Maternal and Child Health Services (43008)FY2003 $11,922,958
FY2004 $11,922,958
State Health Services Technical Support and Administration (43012)FY2003 $2,679,668
FY2004 $2,679,668
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2003 $9,264,886
FY2004 $9,264,886
SpecialFY2003 $2,399,671
FY2004 $2,399,671
Federal TrustFY2003 $20,664,026FY2004 $20,664,026

Authority: §§ 32.1-11, 32.1-77, and 32.1-89 through 32.1-90, Code of Virginia; and P.L. 94-566, as amended, Title V of the U.S. Social Security Act and Title X of the U.S. Public Health Service Act, Federal Code.

A. Health programs which improve pregnancy outcomes shall be assigned a high priority within the Department of Health. The Commissioner shall assure that adequate prenatal care services to include early identification and management of intermediate and high risk patients are available to low-income pregnant women through the appropriate state program. Recommendations of the Maternal and Child Health Council shall guide the Department of Health in assessing the adequacy of prenatal care services.

B. Out of this appropriation, $400,000 the first year and $400,000 the second year from the general fund, $600,000 $1,000,000 the first year and $600,000 $1,000,000 the second year from the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) grant, $400,000 the first year and $400,000 the second year from nongeneral funds, and 28 positions the first year and 28 positions the second year is provided for the operation of teenage pregnancy prevention programs in the health districts of Richmond, Norfolk, Alexandria, Roanoke City, Crater, Portsmouth, and Eastern Shore. The Department of Health shall evaluate these programs to ensure that the prevention methodologies are successful and transferable to other health districts. Results of a continuing evaluation shall be reported to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by January 1 of each year.

C. Notwithstanding § 4-1.03 of this act, general fund and nongeneral fund appropriations in this item for activities associated with the Resource Mothers Program shall not be transferred to support other public health programs or any other purpose.

D. Out of the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) grant $400,000 the first year and $400,000 $340,000 the second year shall be provided to support the Virginia Fatherhood Campaign.