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2016 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 732)

Department of Health

Item 292

Item 292 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2015Second Year - FY2016
Drinking Water Improvement (50800)$25,012,730$25,012,730
Drinking Water Regulation (50801)FY2015 $8,447,736FY2016 $8,447,736
Drinking Water Construction Financing (50802)FY2015 $16,146,712FY2016 $16,146,712
Public Health Toxicology (50805)FY2015 $418,282FY2016 $418,282
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2015 $4,659,489FY2016 $4,659,489
SpecialFY2015 $4,594,504FY2016 $4,594,504
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2015 $13,004,512FY2016 $13,004,512
Federal TrustFY2015 $2,754,225FY2016 $2,754,225

Authority: §§ 32.1-163 through 32.1-176.7, 32.1-246, 32.1-246.1, and 62.1-44.18 through 62.1-44.19:9, 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 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. The fee schedule for charges to community waterworks shall 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, and shall not exceed $3.00 per connection to all community waterworks.