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2014 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Introduced)

Department of General Services

Item 74

Item 74

First Year - FY2015Second Year - FY2016
Laboratory Services (72600)$32,978,107$32,812,697
Statewide Laboratory Services (72604)FY2015 $32,978,107FY2016 $32,812,697
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2015 $13,402,853FY2016 $13,237,443
SpecialFY2015 $20,000FY2016 $20,000
EnterpriseFY2015 $8,572,993FY2016 $8,572,993
Internal ServiceFY2015 $3,162,854FY2016 $3,162,854
Federal TrustFY2015 $7,819,407FY2016 $7,819,407

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 11, Article 2, Code of Virginia.


A. The provisions of § 2.2-1104, Code of Virginia, notwithstanding, the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services shall ensure that no individual is denied the benefits of laboratory tests mandated by the Department of Health for reason of inability to pay for such services.


B. Out of this appropriation, $3,162,854 the first year and $3,162,854 the second year for Statewide Laboratory Services is sum sufficient and these amounts are estimates from an internal service fund which shall be paid from revenues derived from charges collected from the Department of Environmental Quality, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and Department of Corrections. The internal service fund shall also consist of revenues transferred from the Department of Transportation for motor fuel testing as stated in § 3-1.02 of this act, and fees collected from governmental entities for sample testing.  


C. The provisions of § 2.2-1104 B, Code of Virginia, notwithstanding, the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services may charge a fee for the limited and specific purpose of analyses of water samples where:


1. testing is required by Department of Health regulations as mandated by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act, and


2. funding to support such testing is not otherwise provided for in this act.


D.1. The Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services may charge a fee to recover its costs to certify laboratories analyzing drinking water samples under the requirements of § 2.2-1104 A. 4, Code of Virginia, where certification of these laboratories is required by the Department of Health regulations mandated by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.


2. Any fees charged for testing of water samples or certification of labs that analyze water samples shall not exceed the direct cost of such services.