2023 Session

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Opioid Abatement Authority

Item 362.50

Item 362.50

First Year - FY2023Second Year - FY2024
Financial Assistance for Health Services (44500)$0$3,500,000
Community Substance Abuse Services (44501)FY2023 $0FY2024 $3,500,000
Fund Sources:  
SpecialFY2023 $0FY2024 $3,500,000

Authority: §§ 2.2.-2365 through 2.2-2376, Code of Virginia

1. The Opioid Abatement Authority shall abate and remediate the opioid epidemic in the Commonwealth through financial support from the Opioid Abatement Fund in accordance with §2.2-2370 and § 2.2-2374, Code of Virginia, in the form of grants, donations, or other assistance, for efforts to treat, prevent, and reduce opioid use disorder and the misuse of opioids in the Commonwealth.

2. To the extent necessary to fund the operations of the Opioid Abatement Authority, the Authority is authorized to request nongeneral fund appropriation increases from the Opioid Abatement Fund, in accordance with § 4-1.04 of the Appropriation Act.