WEST virginia legislature
2020 regular session
Senate Bill 756
By Senators Baldwin, Unger, Stollings, and Romano
[Introduced February 12,
to the Committee on Finance]
A BILL making a supplementary appropriation by adding a new item of appropriation from the balance of moneys remaining as an unappropriated balance in the State Fund, State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund, to the Department of Veterans’ Assistance-Veterans Home Fund, fiscal year 2020, organization 0618, by supplementing and amending the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020.
Whereas, The Governor submitted the Executive Budget Document to the Legislature on January 8, 2020, which included a statement of the State Excess Lottery Fund setting forth therein the unappropriated cash balance as of July 1, 2019, and further included the estimate of revenues for the fiscal year 2020, less regular appropriations for fiscal year 2020; and
Whereas, It appears from the Governor’s statement of the State Excess Lottery Revenue 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 the total appropriation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, be supplemented and amended by adding a new item of appropriation as follows:
title II. Appropriations.
Sec. 5. Appropriations from the State Lottery Revenue Fund.
84- Department of Veterans’ Assistance- Veterans’ Home
(WV Code Chapter 9A)
Fund FY 2020 Org 0618
Hershel “Woody” Williams Beckley Nursing Facility……………………………$ 14,000,000
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to appropriate $14 million from excess lottery funds to the Veterans’ Home Contribution Fund.