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Introduced Version - Originating in Committee House Bill 4741 History

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WEST virginia legislature

2016 regular session

Originating

House Bill 4741

 

(By Delegates Anderson, Boggs, Butler, Frich, Hamilton, Householder, Miller, E. Nelson, Storch, Waxman, and Westfall)

 

 

 

[Originating in the Committee on Finance;

March 8, 2016]

A BILL expiring funds to the balance of the Division of Human Services -- Medical Services Trust Fund, fund 5185, organization 0511, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, in the amount of $500,000 from the Secretary of State, fund 0155, fiscal year 2014, organization 1600, appropriation 13000; in the amount of $400,000 from the State Department of Education, fund 0313, fiscal year 2012, organization 0402, appropriation 16100; in the amount of $400,000 from the State Department of Education, fund 0313, fiscal year 2013, organization 0402, appropriation 16100; in the amount of $300,000 from the State Department of Education – Aid for Exceptional Children, fund 0314, fiscal year 2014, organization 0402, appropriation 47200; in the amount of $1,400,000 from the Division of Health -- Central Office, fund 0407, fiscal year 2007, organization 0506, appropriation 84500; in the amount of $840,000 from the Division of Health -- Central Office, fund 0407, fiscal year 2008, organization 0506, appropriation 84500; in the amount of $675,000 from the Division of Health -- Central Office, fund 0407, fiscal year 2009, organization 0506, appropriation 84500; in the amount of $558,236.61 from the Division of Health -- Central Office, fund 0407, fiscal year 2010, organization 0506, appropriation 84500; in the amount of $1,750,000 from the Tax Division, fund 0470, fiscal year 2012, organization 0702, appropriation 09900; in the amount of $1,500,000 from the Consolidated Medical Service Fund, fund 0525, fiscal year 2013, organization 0506, appropriation 21900; in the amount of $1,500,000 from the Consolidated Medical Service Fund, fund 0525, fiscal year 2013, organization 0506, appropriation 33500; in the amount of $703,547.26 from the Aeronautics Commission, fund 0582, fiscal year 2012, organization 0807, appropriation 09900; and in the amount of $345,515.96 from the Aeronautics Commission, fund 0582, fiscal year 2013, organization 0807, appropriation 13000.

Whereas, The Governor submitted to the Legislature the Executive Budget Document, dated January 13, 2016, which included a Statement of the State Fund, General Revenue, setting forth therein the cash balance as of July 1, 2015, and further included the estimate of revenues for the fiscal year 2016, less net appropriation balances forwarded and regular appropriations for the fiscal year 2016; and

Whereas, The Secretary of the Department of Revenue has submitted a monthly General Revenue Fund Collections Report for the first eight months of fiscal year 2016 as prepared by the State Budget Office; and

Whereas, This report demonstrates that the State of West Virginia has experienced a revenue shortfall of approximately $176 million for the first eight months of fiscal year 2016, as compared to the monthly revenue estimates for the first eight months of the fiscal year 2016; and

Whereas, Current economic and fiscal trends are anticipated to result in projected year-end revenue deficits, including potential significant shortfalls in Severance Tax revenue collections , and shortfalls in Personal Income Tax and Consumers Sales and Use Tax revenue collections; and

Whereas, Projected year-end revenue surpluses in various other General Revenue sources will only offset a small portion of these deficits; and

Whereas, The total projected year-end revenue deficit for the General Revenue Fund is estimated at $354 million; and

Whereas, On October 22, 2015, the Governor issued Executive Order 7-15 which directed a spending reduction for General Revenue appropriations for fiscal year 2016 totaling $93,379,526; and

Whereas, The Legislature agreed to take voluntary action to effect a four percent spending reduction of its General Revenue appropriation for fiscal year 2016 totaling $938,067; and

            Whereas, the Legislature finds it necessary to expire funds to the balance of the Medical Services Trust Fund to be available during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016; and

Whereas, The Legislature finds that the account balances in the Secretary of State, fund 0155, fiscal year 2014, organization 1600, appropriation 13000; in the State Department of Education, fund 0313, fiscal year 2012, organization 0402, appropriation 16100; in the State Department of Education, fund 0313, fiscal year 2013, organization 0402, appropriation 16100; in the State Department of Education – Aid for Exceptional Children, fund 0314, fiscal year 2014, organization 0402, appropriation 47200; in the Division of Health -- Central Office, fund 0407, fiscal year 2007, organization 0506, appropriation 84500; in the Division of Health -- Central Office, fund 0407, fiscal year 2008, organization 0506, appropriation 84500; in the Division of Health -- Central Office, fund 0407, fiscal year 2009, organization 0506, appropriation 84500; in the Division of Health -- Central Office, fund 0407, fiscal year 2010, organization 0506, appropriation 84500; in the Tax Division, fund 0470, fiscal year 2012, organization 0702, appropriation 09900; in the Consolidated Medical Service Fund, fund 0525, fiscal year 2013, organization 0506, appropriation 21900; in the Consolidated Medical Service Fund, fund 0525, fiscal year 2013, organization 0506, appropriation 33500; in the Aeronautics Commission, fund 0582, fiscal year 2012, organization 0807, appropriation 09900; and in the Aeronautics Commission, fund 0582, fiscal year 2013, organization 0807, appropriation 13000, exceed that which is necessary for the purposes for which the accounts were established; therefore

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:


That the balance of the funds available for expenditure in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, in the Secretary of State, fund 0155, fiscal year 2014, organization 1600, appropriation 13000, be decreased by expiring the amount of $500,000; in the State Department of Education, fund 0313, fiscal year 2012, organization 0402, appropriation 16100, be decreased by expiring the amount of $400,000; in the State Department of Education, fund 0313, fiscal year 2013, organization 0402, appropriation 16100, be decreased by expiring the amount of $400,000, and in the State Department of Education – Aid for Exceptional Children, fund 0314, fiscal year 2014, organization 0402, appropriation 47200, be decreased by expiring the amount of $300,000; in the Division of Health -- Central Office, fund 0407, fiscal year 2007, organization 0506, appropriation 84500, be decreased by expiring the amount of $1,400,000; in the Division of Health -- Central Office, fund 0407, fiscal year 2008, organization 0506, appropriation 84500, be decreased by expiring the amount of $840,000; in the Division of Health -- Central Office, fund 0407, fiscal year 2009, organization 0506, appropriation 84500, be decreased by expiring the amount of $675,000; Division of Health -- Central Office, fund 0407, fiscal year 2010, organization 0506, appropriation 84500, be decreased by expiring the amount of $558,236.61; in the Tax Division, fund 0470, fiscal year 2012, organization 0702, appropriation 09900, be decreased by expiring the amount of $1,750,000; in the Consolidated Medical Service Fund, fund 0525, fiscal year 2013, organization 0506, appropriation 21900, be decreased by expiring the amount of $1,500,000; in the Consolidated Medical Service Fund, fund 0525, fiscal year 2013, organization 0506, appropriation 33500, be decreased by expiring the amount of $1,500,000; in the Aeronautics Commission, fund 0582, fiscal year 2012, organization 0807, appropriation 09900, be decreased by expiring the amount of $703,547.26; and in the Aeronautics Commission, fund 0582, fiscal year 2013, organization 0807, appropriation 13000, be decreased by expiring the amount of $345,515.96, all to the balance of the Division of Human Services -- Medical Services Trust Fund, fund 5185, organization 0511, to be available during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016.

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