The House Finance Committee reported several supplemental appropriation bills to the House floor Monday.
These bills were passed out of committee:
- H.B. 132- supplemental appropriation for the 2020 budget year, reducing $290,000 from the Department of Health and Human Resource’s Division of Health Central Office and appropriating that amount to the Department of Agriculture. This is a result of the passage of a Senate Bill that placed regulatory authority over milk products to the Department of Agriculture instead of the DHHR.
- H.B. 146- establishing and funding of substance use disorder treatment and recovery facilities.
- H.B. 148- supplemental appropriation taking $244,200 out of the unappropriated general revenue fund to settle issues arising from the Broadband Opportunities Program.
- H.B. 149- supplemental appropriation adding a new item of appropriation in the general revenue to the Governor's Office, Civil Contingent Fund for the Milton Flood Wall. This bill would dedicate $8 million to the project, which would allow for the process of buying property and obtaining other rights to begin. The project has an estimated completion date of five years.
- H.B. 150- a bill to appropriate $68,000 in special revenue spending authority to the Home Rule Board Operations Fund., which was created through a Senate bill passed during the regular session. The spending authority was left out in the creation of the board.
- H.B. 151- a bill that would appropriate $70,000 to the Division of Culture and History, which includes money for historic preservation grants, competitive arts grants, and funding for Save the Music.
- H.B. 152- a bill appropriating $1 million from the general revenue fund to the Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Environmental Protection.
- H.B. 153- supplemental appropriation directing $2 million to the Ryan Brown Addiction and Recovery Fund.
- H.B. 157- a supplemental appropriation bill for the 2019 fiscal year which would dedicate $800,000 to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety to pay for stream gauges.