2011 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Chapter 890)

Department of Health

Item 290

Item 290

First Year - FY2011Second Year - FY2012
Environmental Health Hazards Control (56500)$8,025,897
State Office of Environmental Health Services (56501)FY2011 $4,330,585
FY2012 $4,330,585
Shellfish Sanitation (56502)FY2011 $2,060,237FY2012 $1,845,837
Bedding and Upholstery Inspection (56503)FY2011 $260,872FY2012 $260,872
Radiological Health and Safety Regulation (56504)FY2011 $1,374,203FY2012 $1,374,203
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2011 $4,897,583FY2012 $4,683,183
SpecialFY2011 $772,830FY2012 $772,830
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2011 $416,341FY2012 $416,341
Federal TrustFY2011 $1,939,143
FY2012 $1,939,143

Authority: §§ 2.2-4002 B 16; 28.2-800 through 28.2-825; and 32.1-212 through 32.1-245, Code of Virginia.

A. Out of this appropriation, $12,500 the first year and $12,500 the second year from the general fund shall be provided for the activities of the Sewage Appeals Review Board.

B. The Commissioner shall work with the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality to review opportunities to expand the reuse of wastewater  with the goal of reducing nutrient pollution of the surface waters of the Commonwealth. The review shall include the establishment of an appropriate committee of stakeholders to assist in identifying potential opportunities. The review shall include an examination of the practices in other states that have developed policies and programs to reduce surface water discharges by way of beneficial reuse of wastewater. The Commissioner shall report the recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly by October 1, 2011.