WEST virginia legislature
2020 regular session
Senate Bill 573
By Senators Carmichael (Mr.
President) and Prezioso
(By Request of the Executive)
[Introduced January 21,
to the Committee on Finance]
A BILL supplementing, amending, and increasing the appropriations of public moneys out of the Treasury for claims against the state by making supplementary appropriations from the unappropriated balance in the State Fund, General Revenue, special revenue funds and state road funds for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020.
Whereas, The Legislature passed House Bill 2020, the Budget Bill, during the 2019 Regular Legislative Session, which included therein an appropriation of general revenue funds in Title II, Section 8, Awards for Claims Against the State, in the amount of $642,817; special revenue funds in Title II, Section 8, Awards for Claims Against the State, in the amount of $212,743; and state road funds in Title II, Section 8, Awards for Claims Against the State, in the amount of $1,703,146; and
Whereas, The Legislature passed House Bill 2831, authorizing the payment of Claims Against the State; and
Whereas, House Bill 2831 authorized an amount for Claims against the General Revenue Fund, Claims against Special Revenue Funds, and Claims against the State Road Fund that exceed the amounts included in House Bill 2020, the Budget Bill, 2019 Regular Legislative Session; and
Whereas, The Governor submitted the Executive Budget Document to the Legislature on January 8, 2020, containing a statement of the State Fund, General Revenue, and the State Road Fund, setting forth therein the cash balances as of July 1, 2019, and further included the estimate of revenue for the fiscal year 2020, less net appropriation balances forwarded and regular appropriations for the fiscal year 2020; and
Whereas, It appears from the Governor’s statement of the State Fund, General Revenue, and the State Road Fund, there now remains an unappropriated balance in the State Treasury which is available for appropriation during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020; therefore
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That Section 8 of House Bill 2020, the Budget Bill, be supplemented and amended to read as follows:
Title II – Appropriations.
Sec. 8. Awards for claims against the state. - There are hereby appropriated for fiscal year 2020, from the funds as designated, in the amounts as specified, general revenue funds in the amount of $644,261, special revenue funds in the amount of $242,243, and state road funds in the amount of $2,609,799 for payment of claims against the state.
NOTE: The purpose of supplemental appropriation bill is to amend an item of appropriation in the aforesaid section and account for the designated spending units for expenditure during the fiscal year 2020.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.