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2010 Session

Budget Bill - SB29 (Introduced)

Central Appropriations

Item 475.50

Item 475.50

A. General Conditions:


1. The Governor is hereby authorized to allocate sums from this item to state agencies and institutions of higher education pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, subject to applicable federal rules and regulations governing these funds. Amounts so allocated are hereby appropriated subject to the provisions and conditions contained in this item.


2. Any unexpended balance remaining in the item as of June 30, 2009, shall be carried forward on the books of the Comptroller and shall be available for expenditure in the succeeding fiscal year. Any unexpended balance remaining in this item on June 30, 2010, shall be carried forward on the books of the Comptroller and shall be available for expenditures in the next biennium.


3. Records Management and Reporting


a. Agencies receiving funds from the item shall comply with the financial or other data reporting requirements set forth by the State Comptroller or the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget and shall compile and maintain all records necessary to fulfill such reporting requirements and to meet any subsequent audit of the expenditure of such federal funds.


b. Agencies receiving funds from this item shall comply with all federal reporting requirements for the receipt of any funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and shall compile and maintain all records necessary to fulfill such reporting requirements and to meet any subsequent audit of the expenditure of such federal funds.


c. Agencies receiving funds from this item shall comply with any requirements established to ensure the transparency of the use or expenditure of such federal funds.


4. The Governor shall submit a quarterly report to the Chairmen of House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees which itemizes any disbursements made from this item.


B. Apportionment


1. The following table represents the estimated potential revenues to be received from the federal distributions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act:


Medicaid - Federal Medicaid Assistance Percentage

$1,284,768,015

Medicaid - Disproportionate Share Hospitals

$4,344,643

Foster Care and Adoption

$13,360,349

Immunization

$5,621,650

Fiscal Stabilization - Education

$983,865,903

Fiscal Stabilization - General

$218,904,149

Title 1 - Grants to Local Education Authorities

$165,311,666

Title 1 - School Improvement

$47,913,000

Part B of the IDEA - Special Education

$281,415,033

Part B of the IDEA - Preschool Special Education

$9,470,492

Part C of the IDEA - Early Intervention Services

$10,265,580

Educational Technology

$10,801,292

Education for Homeless

$1,009,000

Work Study

$3,743,333

Vocational Rehabilitation

$11,601,624

Independent Living

$342,443

Highways and Bridges

$694,461,000

Transit Capital Grants - Urban

$93,340,956

Transit Capital Grants - Rural

$18,555,163

Rail Modernization - Fixed Guideway

$4,209,386

Drinking Water State Revolving Fund

$20,761,000

Clean Water State Revolving Fund

$80,826,900

Weatherization

$96,931,634

State Energy Program

$69,266,744

Emergency Food and Shelter

$1,247,314

The Emergency Food Assistance Program

$1,704,161

Food Stamp Administration

$5,300,000

School Lunch Equipment

$2,194,703

Elderly Nutrition

$3,029,000

CCDF Childcare

$37,892,000

Head Start

$11,179,767

Community Services Block Grant

$16,009,000

Public Housing Capital Fund

$51,212,000

Community Development Block Grant - Entitlement

$11,311,643

Community Development Block Grant - Non-Entitlement

$5,331,340

HOME Investment Partnerships Program

$44,189,767

Homelessness Prevention

$24,934,000

Crime Victims Assistance Grants

$1,013,000

Crime Victims Compensation

$345,687

Internet Crimes Against Children

$1,901,510

Violence Against Women

$5,516,971

Byrne Justice Assistance Grant

$39,369,013

Unemployment Insurance Administration

$13,737,000

Employment Service

$8,596,000

Community Service for Older Americans

$2,570,474

Workforce Investment Act - Adult

$5,280,438

Workforce Investment Act - Youth

$13,113,750

Dislocated Workers

$13,564,389

Food Stamp Benefits

$355,000,000

Child Support Enforcement

$40,400,000

TOTAL

$4,847,033,882


2. The appropriation in this item includes an amount estimates at $368,795,338 the first year and $593,665,047 the second year from federal funds to be distributed to the Department of Medical Assistance Services for payment Medicaid expenses from the Medicaid - Federal Medicaid Assistance Percentage and the Medicaid - Disproportionate Share Hospitals funds cited in paragraph B.1. above.


3. The appropriation in this item includes an amount estimated at $365,187,984 the second year from federal funds to be distributed to the Department of Education – Direct Aid to Public Education (Item 141) for payment to local school divisions from the Fiscal Stabilization – Education fund cited in paragraph B.1. above.  The amounts appropriated are an estimate, and may be modified by the Director, Department of Planning and Budget depending on the final budget reduction actions taken in this act.


4. a. The appropriation in this item includes an amount estimated at $126,744,967 $75,016,418 the second year from federal funds to be distributed to the educational and general program at institutions of higher education from the Fiscal Stabilization – Education fund cited in paragraph B.1. above.  The amounts appropriated are an estimate, and may be modified by the Director, Department of Planning and Budget, depending on the final budget reduction actions taken in this act. 


b. Allocations for institutions of higher education from the Fiscal Stabilization – Education fund cited in paragraph B.1. above are as follows:


Institution

Amount


 


Christopher Newport University

$3,492,779

 

$2,531,692

Virginia Community College System

$19,406,739

 

$6,836,891

George Mason University

$10,912,431

 

$6,203,142

James Madison University

$7,301,608

 

$4,648,818

Longwood University

$3,169,668

 

$2,221,989

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

$660,246

 

$0

Norfolk State University

$4,230,688

 

$2,826,052

Old Dominion University

$12,787,803

 

$8,965,969

Radford University

$5,482,461

 

$3,761,002

Richard Bland College

$343,420

 

$155,539

University of Mary Washington

$2,387,643

 

$1,579,107

University of Virginia

$10,722,655

 

$5,559,100

University of Virginia's College at Wise

$1,618,522

 

$1,097,609

Virginia Commonwealth University

$20,541,737

 

$13,798,668

Virginia Military Institute

$1,242,513

 

$765,001

Virginia State University

$1,305,733

 

$397,690

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

$17,322,599

 

$11,479,961

The College of William and Mary in Virginia

$3,815,722

 

$2,188,188


c. 1) Consistent with the provisions of the Section 14004 (a), Title XIV of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, it is the intent of the General Assembly that funding in this item is to mitigate the need to raise tuition on in-state students at public colleges and universities. By October 1, 2009, the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia shall report to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees the educational and general program tuition and fee increases at each higher education institution for fiscal year 2010 including an estimate of additional revenue generated from these increases by student type and domicile.


2) The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and the Director, Department of Planning and Budget shall inform each Board of Visitors on the requirements of Title XIV of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The tuition actions of each Board of Visitors will be incorporated in the report submitted to the Secretary of Education required under Section 14008 (6), Title XIV of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.


3) The Governor and the General Assembly will review the actions of the Board of Visitors of each college or university concerning tuition and fees and other relevant information in accordance with the objectives and requirements of Title XIV of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 or regulation thereto.


5. The appropriation in this item includes an amount estimated at $109,452,074 in the second year from federal funds contained in the Fiscal Stabilization – General fund cited in paragraph B.1. above. This appropriation shall be distributed to the items and purposes prescribed below:  is included in Item 69, Financial Assistance for Sheriffs' Offices and Regional Jails, to support public safety activities, including operating local and regional jails and conducting local law enforcement activities.


Item C-14.40, Luter School of Business, for the purpose of advancing capital projects to full planning

$1,100,230

Item C-19.15, Integrated Science Center Phase III, for the purpose of advancing capital projects to full planning

$2,200,230

Item C-39.15, Duke Hall, for the purpose of advancing capital projects to full planning

$1,100,230

Item C-61.50, Ruffner Hall, for the purpose of advancing capital projects to full planning

$1,100,230

Item C-91.10, Engineering Signature Building, for the purpose of advancing capital projects to full planning

$1,100,230

Item C-177.20, for the purpose of capital planning

$4,450,000

Item C-0, for the purpose of project detailed planning

$16,650,000

Item 361 G, for the purpose of Best Management Practices

$5,200,000

Item 254, for the purpose of the Commonwealth Technology Research Fund

$1,000,000

Item 470, for the purpose of the Virginia Tobacco Settlement Fund

$7,309,000

Item 110, for the purpose of the Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority

$1,556,934

Item 361 G, for the purpose of Best Management Practices

$10,000,000

Item 473 H, for the purpose of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission

$19,500,000

Item 473 I, for the purpose of Rolls Royce incentive package

$9,400,000

Item 105, for the purpose of the Governor's Opportunity Fund

$588,945

Item C-181.20, for the purpose of capital improvements

$4,000,000

Item 473 M, for the purpose of SRI International

$2,000,000

Item 277, for the purpose of regional jail reimbursement

$2,633,289

Item 105, for the purpose of investment performance grants

$1,562,756

Item 362, for the purpose of the Virginia Land Conservation Fund

$2,000,000

Item C-0, for the purpose of building maintenance at state agencies and institutions of higher education

$15,000,000


6. The appropriation in this item includes amounts estimated from federal funds to be distributed to the Department for the Aging for elderly nutritional services from the amounts cited in paragraph B.1. above.


7. The appropriation in this item includes amounts estimated from federal funds to be distributed to the Department of Health from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund cited in paragraph B.1. above.


8. The appropriation in this item includes amounts estimated from federal funds to be distributed to the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services for early intervention services from Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 cited in paragraph B.1. above.


9. The appropriation in this item includes amounts estimated from federal funds to be distributed to the Department of Rehabilitative Services for independent living services cited in paragraph B.1. above.


10. The appropriation in this item includes amounts estimated from federal funds to be distributed to the Department of Rehabilitative Services for vocational rehabilitation services cited in paragraph B.1. above.


11. The appropriation in this item includes amounts estimated from federal funds to be distributed to the Department of Social Services for child support enforcement cited in paragraph B.1. above.


12. The appropriation in this item includes amounts estimated from federal funds to be distributed to the Department of Social Services for child care services from the Child Care and Development Block Grant cited in paragraph B.1. above.


13. The appropriation in this item includes amounts estimated from federal funds to be distributed to the Department of Social Services for food stamp benefits cited in paragraph B.1. above.


14. The appropriation in this item includes amounts estimated from federal funds to be distributed to the Department of Social Services from the Community Services Block Grant cited in paragraph B.1. above.


15. The appropriation in this item includes an amount estimated at $23.3 million the second year from federal funds to be distributed to the Compensation Board for Sheriff's Offices from the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant cited in paragraph B.1. above.


16. It is the intent of the General Assembly that the Commonwealth maximize use of the funds available from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The Governor shall take all actions necessary to ensure that applications for funds are submitted and that funds are received in a timely manner. The Governor shall further ensure that funds are appropriated, distributed, and utilized in a manner that is consistent with the provisions of state and federal law. To the extent that such funds are not appropriated in and distributed from the legislative appropriation in this item, the Governor shall authorize such appropriation in accordance with the provisions of this act and shall make such a transfer or distributions as necessary to ensure the appropriate and timely use of the available federal funds. All such transactions to create or increase an appropriation or to transfer an appropriation pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 shall be reported to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations Committee and the Senate Finance Committee on a quarterly basis.