2024 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Introduced)

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Office of the Governor

Item 44

Item 44

First Year - FY2025Second Year - FY2026
Administrative and Support Services (79900)$14,529,735$9,339,735
General Management and Direction (79901)FY2025 $14,529,735FY2026 $9,339,735
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2025 $14,500,611FY2026 $9,310,611
Federal TrustFY2025 $29,124FY2026 $29,124

Authority: Article V, Constitution of Virginia; Title 2.2, Chapter 1, Code of Virginia.

A. This appropriation includes $175,000 the first year and $175,000 the second year from the general fund to pay the salary of the Governor.

B. Out of the amounts for General Management and Direction, $75,000 each year is included for the Governor's discretionary expenses.

C. Out of the appropriation for this item $103,800 from the general fund is provided each year for the Governor's Fellows program. Any balances remaining from the appropriation identified in this paragraph shall be brought forward and made available to support the Governor's Fellows in the subsequent fiscal year. The Department of Planning and Budget is authorized to transfer amounts from the appropriation in this paragraph to applicable state agencies as required to execute the purposes of this paragraph.

D. This item includes $728,985 the first year and $728,985 the second year from the general fund and five and a half positions for the Office of the Children's Ombudsman.

E. The Governor shall designate a member of the Executive Branch to be an advisor on Health Workforce Development in Virginia. This advisor may or may not have other duties and responsibilities. The Health Workforce Development advisor shall gather information to evaluate the status of health workforce development in the Commonwealth. The advisor also shall recommend options to improve such workforce development to make Virginia's health workforce the best it can be to maximize the health status of Virginians and the quality of health care provided to Virginians. The advisor shall work with Secretariats and state agencies, with designated boards, with the Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority, with regional bodies in Virginia, with private entities involved in health workforce development, and with charitable entities working to promote development of an outstanding health workforce. The advisor shall work with designated persons in the offices of the Secretaries of Labor, Health and Human Resources, Education, and Commerce and Trade. The Health Workforce Development advisor shall produce any reports requested by the Governor to help use the workforce to improve the health of Virginians and the quality of care provided.

F. Included in this appropriation are amounts estimated at $1,357,228 the first year and $1,357,228 the second year from the general fund for the Office of Diversity, Opportunity, and Inclusion.