2004 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 943)

Attorney General and Department of Law

Item 51

Item 51 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2003Second Year - FY2004
Regulation of Business Practices (55200)$2,010,539$1,893,932
Regulatory and Consumer Advocacy (55201)FY2003 $2,010,539FY2004 $1,893,932
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2003 $1,260,539FY2004 $1,143,932
SpecialFY2003 $750,000FY2004 $750,000

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 5, Code of Virginia.

A. Included in this Item is $750,000 the first year and $750,000 the second year in special funds for the Regulatory and Consumer Advocacy Revolving Trust Fund as established in Item 48 of Chapter 966 of the Acts of Assembly of 1994. The Department of Law is authorized to deposit to the Fund any fees, recoveries, or other moneys which from time to time may become available as a result of regulatory and consumer advocacy litigation. Any deposit to, and interest earnings on, the Fund shall be retained in the Fund, provided, however, that any amounts contained in the Fund which exceed $750,000 on the final day of the fiscal year shall be deposited to the credit of the general fund.

B. Effective July 1, 2003, the Office of the Attorney General shall provide office space and associated support services to the Human Rights Council, which shall be located within such space as is allocated by the Department of General Services to the Office of the Attorney General. The cost of such office space and support services shall be borne by the Office of the Attorney General. The Human Rights Council shall maintain its status as an independent agency of the Executive Branch within the Secretariat of Administration.