WEST virginia legislature
2018 regular session
Senate Bill 488
By Senators Stollings, Takubo, Unger, Jeffries, Beach, and Prezioso
6, 2018; Referred
to the Committee on Finance]
A BILL making a supplementary appropriation of public moneys out of the Treasury from the balance of moneys remaining as an unappropriated surplus balance in the Excess Lottery Fund, to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Health – Central Office, fund 0407, fiscal year 2018, organization 0506, by supplementing and amending the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018.
Whereas, The state budget that became law without the Governor’s signature for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, severely underfunded the CARDIAC Project; and
Whereas, The CARDIAC Project has been instrumental in reducing the cost of healthcare to the state; and
Whereas, The state should continue to fund the CARDIAC Project; therefore
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the total appropriation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, to fund 0407, fiscal year 2017, organization 0506, be supplemented and amended by adding a new item of appropriation as follows:
Title II – Appropriations.
Section 5. Appropriations from state excess lottery revenue fund.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN RESOURCES
311A – Division of Health
(WV Code Chapter 16)
Fund 0407 FY 2017 Org 0506
1 CARDIAC Project........................................................................ 37500 $ 250,000
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide funding for the CARDIAC Project after the FY2018 budget bill severely underfunded the program.