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2020 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5005 (Chapter 56)

Department of Health

Item 307.10

Item 307.10

Notwithstanding the provisions set forth in this Act, the amounts listed below associated with increased general fund spending within this agency shall be immediately unallotted upon enactment of these appropriations from the applicable Items of this agency and any other relevant Item of this act. Further, notwithstanding the provisions of this Act, any language associated with the spending listed below shall not be applicable unless, after such unallotment, a base amount of funding remains to which such language would be applicable or unless such language previously appeared in Chapter 854, 2019 Acts of Assembly. Any amounts referenced within any other Items of this Act that reflect or include the spending amounts listed below shall have no effect. These amounts shall remain unallotted until re-enacted by the General Assembly after acceptance of a revenue forecast that confirms the revenues estimated within this Act. No agency shall spend, commit, or otherwise obligate the amounts listed below from any source of funds for any of the purposes stated below or any other funds that may be unallotted.


FY 2021

FY 2022

Support a position at the Mel Leaman Free Clinic

$30,000

$30,000

Add funding for community health workers - two year pilot

$0

$289,168

Fund Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program and Nursing Preceptor Incentive Position

$88,914

$88,914

Establish Nursing Preceptor Incentive Program

$500,000

$500,000

Establish Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program

$1,600,000

$1,600,000

Increase support for poison control centers

$1,500,000

$0

Establish the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Fund

$750,000

$750,000

Increases in rent for Local Health Department facilities

$75,889

$75,889

Increase Hampton Roads Proton Therapy Institute funding

$1,500,000

$1,500,000

Establish Sickle Cell Patient Assistance Program

$250,000

$250,000

Increase support for Special Olympics Virginia

$10,000

$10,000

Add funding for a data management system for Virginia's Drinking Water Program

$150,000

$250,000

Add funding for building Office of Health Equity infrastructure and capacity

$150,000

$150,000

Adds positions for the Shellfish Safety Division

$168,270

$168,270

Increase general fund and nongeneral fund appropriation related to the EPA Drinking Water State Revolving Fund grant

$482,400

$482,400

Add funding and a position for a wastewater infrastructure manager

$131,880

$131,880

Agency Total

$7,387,353

$6,276,521