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2007 Session

Budget Bill - HB1650 (Introduced)

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Department of Health

Item 294

Item 294

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Drinking Water Improvement (50800)$36,422,690$36,422,690
Drinking Water Regulation (50801)FY2007 $8,417,238FY2008 $8,417,238
Drinking Water Construction Financing (50802)FY2007 $27,533,114FY2008 $27,533,114
Public Health Toxicology (50805)FY2007 $472,338FY2008 $472,338
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2007 $9,380,292FY2008 $9,380,292
SpecialFY2007 $3,411,512FY2008 $3,411,512
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2007 $20,433,114FY2008 $20,433,114
Federal TrustFY2007 $3,197,772FY2008 $3,197,772

Authority: §§ 32.1-163 through 32.1-176.7, 32.1-246, 32.1-246.1, and 62.1-44.18 through 62.1-44.19:1, Code of Virginia; and P.L. 92-500, P.L. 93-523 and P.L. 95-217, Federal Code.


A. It is the intent of the General Assembly that the Virginia Department of Health be the agency designated to receive and manage general and nongeneral funds appropriated pursuant to the federal Safe Drinking Water Act of 1996.


B. It is the intent of the General Assembly that the fee schedule for charges to community waterworks be adjusted to the level necessary to cover the cost of operating the Waterworks Technical Assistance Program, consistent with § 32.1-171.1, Code of Virginia.


C.1. Out of this appropriation for the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, $600,000 the first year and $600,000 the second year from the general fund shall be divided equally among Planning Districts 1, 2, and 3 for planning water projects needed to improve the health of the region.


2. Out of this appropriation for the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, the additional $2,600,000 the first year and $2,600,000 the second year from the general fund shall be distributed as grants.