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2019 Session

Budget Bill - HB1700 (Enrolled)

Department of Health

Item 294

Item 294

First Year - FY2019Second Year - FY2020
Drinking Water Improvement (50800)$29,195,627$29,195,627
Drinking Water Regulation (50801)FY2019 $9,809,453FY2020 $9,809,453
Drinking Water Construction Financing (50802)FY2019 $18,936,844FY2020 $18,936,844
Public Health Toxicology (50805)FY2019 $449,330FY2020 $449,330
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2019 $4,631,983FY2020 $4,631,983
SpecialFY2019 $5,756,332FY2020 $5,756,332
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2019 $15,794,644FY2020 $15,794,644
Federal TrustFY2019 $3,012,668FY2020 $3,012,668

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.