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AN ACT RELATING TO FISCAL YEAR 2007 SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  SHORT TITLE

(a)  This act shall be known as and shall be cited as the “Supplemental Appropriations Act - Fiscal Year 2007.”

Sec. 2.  Sec. 35 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 35.  Legislature

          Personal services                                     3,600,129                   4,535,951

          Operating expenses                                 2,036,909                    2,671,087

               Total                                                   5,637,038                    7,207,038

     Source of funds

          General fund                                            5,637,038                   7,207,038

Sec. 3  Sec. 38 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 38.  Sergeant at arms

     Personal services                                    468,625                       543,625

     Operating expenses                                   60,947                          60,947

          Total                                                  529,572                        604,572

       Source of funds                                 

     General fund                                           529,572                       604,572

Sec. 4.    Sec. 53 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 53.  Total general government                  135,264,534                136,909,534

     Source of funds

          General fund                                           52,811,101                  54,456,101

          Special funds                                             5,756,487                    5,756,487

          Tobacco fund                                                 58,000                         58,000

          Federal funds                                            2,846,298                    2,846,298

          Enterprise funds                                        2,542,778                    2,542,778

          Internal service funds                               42,738,303                  42,738,303

          Pension trust funds                                  24,439,124                  24,439,124

          Private purpose trust funds                        1,027,123                    1,027,123

          Interdepartmental transfer                          3,045,320                    3,045,320

               Total                                                135,264,534                136,909,534

Sec. 5.  Sec. 82 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 82.  Agriculture, food and markets - mosquito control

          Personal services                                            20,000                         20,000

          Operating expenses                                        70,000                       274,750

               Total                                                         90,000                       294,750

     Source of funds

          General fund                                                                                    204,750


          Special funds                                                  90,000                         90,000

               Total                                                                                           294,750

(a)  Any general fund appropriation in this section remaining at the end of fiscal year 2007 shall carry forward to fiscal year 2008.

Sec. 6.  Sec. 99 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 99.  Total protection to persons and property

                                                                      237,343,390                237,548,140

     Source of funds

          General fund                                           76,671,015                  76,875,765

          Transportation fund                                 35,440,855                  35,440,855

          Special funds                                           57,135,074                  57,135,074

          Tobacco fund                                               619,768                       619,768

          Global commitment

      Commitment funds                                        1,716,181                    1,716,181

          Federal funds                                          54,096,303                  54,096,303

          Enterprise funds                                        4,469,973                    4,469,973

          Interdepartmental transfer                          7,194,221                    7,194,221

               Total                                                237,343,390                237,548,140


Sec. 7.  Sec. 126 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 126.     Department for children and families - administration & support services

          Personal services                                     27,880,515                  29,680,515

          Operating expenses                                   4,947,217                    4,947,217

          Grants                                                      1,506,998                    1,506,998

               Total                                                  34,334,730                  36,134,730

     Source of funds

          General fund                                           11,066,492                  11,066,492

          Global Commitment fund                           8,842,574                  10,642,574

          Federal funds                                          13,515,108                  13,515,108

          Interdepartmental transfer                             910,556                       910,556

               Total                                                  34,334,730                  36,134,730

* * *

Sec. 8.  Sec. 137 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 137.     Department for children and families - aid to aged, blind, and disabled

          Personal services                                       1,365,966                    1,365,966

          Grants                                                      9,597,469                    9,779,125

               Total                                                  10,963,435                  11,145,091


     Source of funds

          General fund                                             3,629,932                    7,395,091

          Global Commitment fund                           7,333,503                    3,750,000

               Total                                                  10,963,435                  11,145,091

Sec. 9.  Sec. 166 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 166.  Total human services                     2,334,471,503           2,336,453,159

     Source of funds

          General fund                                            485,036,701              488,801,860

          Special funds                                             55,098,746                55,098,746

          Tobacco fund                                            25,643,048                25,643,048

          Global Commitment fund                         759,799,535              758,016,032

          State health care resource fund                 153,932,688              153,932,688

          Federal funds                                           837,650,659              837,650,659

          Permanent trust funds                                        10,000                       10,000

          Internal service funds                                   3,322,612                  3,322,612

          Interdepartmental transfer                          13,977,514                13,977,514

                         Total                                      2,334,471,503           2,336,453,159


Sec. 10.  Sec. 176 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 176.     Education - adult education and literacy

          Grants                                                      3,701,017                    4,138,343

     Source of funds

          General fund                                             2,717,398                    3,154,724

          Federal funds                                               983,619                       983,619

               Total                                                    3,701,017                    4,138,343

Sec. 11.  Sec. 189 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 189.     Total general education and property tax assistance                                                                                              1,782,922,770                                   1,783,360,096

     Source of funds

          General fund                                         309,259,689                309,697,015

          Transportation fund                                      127,483                       127,483

          Education fund                                   1,312,422,597             1,312,422,597

          Special funds                                           18,291,045                  18,291,045

          Tobacco fund                                               995,668                       995,668

          Global Commitment fund                           1,041,775                    1,041,775

          Federal funds                                        120,051,275                120,051,275

          Pension trust funds                                  20,544,360                  20,544,360

          Interdepartmental transfer                             188,878                       188,878

               Total                                             1,782,922,770             1,783,360,096

Sec. 12.  Sec. 213 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 213.     Environmental conservation - air and waste management

          Personal services                                       7,056,543                    7,396,543

          Operating expenses                                   6,176,683                    6,176,683

          Grants                                                      1,709,000                    1,709,000

               Total                                                  14,942,226                  15,282,226

     Source of funds

          General fund                                                815,555                    1,155,555

          Special funds                                           11,137,141                  11,137,141

          Federal funds                                            2,815,544                    2,815,544

          Interdepartmental transfer                             173,986                       173,986

               Total                                                  14,942,226                  15,282,226

Sec. 13.  Sec. 218 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 218.     Total natural resources                   80,375,676                  80,715,676

     Source of funds

          General fund                                           25,002,383                  25,342,383

          Fish and wildlife fund                               12,481,014                  12,481,014

          Special funds                                           27,048,329                  27,048,329

          Federal funds                                          13,315,451                  13,315,451

          Interdepartmental transfer                          2,528,499                    2,528,499

               Total                                                  80,375,676                  80,715,676

Sec. 14.  Sec. 240 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 240.     Transportation - program development

          Personal services                                     35,463,202                  35,463,202

          Operating expenses                               130,662,679                130,462,679

          Grants                                                    35,727,282                  35,727,282

               Total                                                201,853,163                201,653,163

     Source of funds

          Transportation fund                                 37,933,711                  37,893,711

          Local match 732,978                                   732,978

          Federal funds                                        160,786,424                160,626,424

          Interdepartmental transfer                          2,400,050                    2,400,050

               Total                                                201,853,163                201,653,163

Sec. 15.  Sec. 246 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 246.     Transportation - public transit

          Personal services                                          516,238                       516,238

          Operating expenses                                        69,450                         69,450

          Grants                                                     17,037,070                  17,306,070

               Total                                                  17,622,758                  17,891,758

     Source of funds

          General fund                                                                                      69,000

          Transportation fund                                   6,016,646                    6,056,646

          Federal funds                                          11,606,112                  11,766,112

               Total                                                  17,622,758                  17,891,758

(a)  Of the above appropriation, $2,730,500 in federal funds and $40,000 in transportation funds shall be used to support the federal 49 U.S.C. § 5311 program.  It is the intent of the general assembly to fund fully the demands within the medical transportation services expense category as reported to the general assembly in February 2007, indicating a need for an additional $160,000 in federal funds and $40,000 in state transportation fund match.

Sec. 16.  Sec. 260 of No. 215 of the Acts of 2006 is amended to read:

Sec. 260.     Total transportation                     454,159,007                454,228,007

     Source of funds

          General fund                                                                                      69,000

          Transportation fund                               191,592,630                191,592,630

          Local match 3,044,123                             3,044,123

          Federal funds                                        242,474,035                242,474,035

          Internal service funds                               14,508,169                  14,508,169

          Interdepartmental transfer                          2,540,050                    2,540,050

               Total                                                454,159,007                454,228,007


Sec. 17.  REESTABLISH APPROPRIATION DUE TO JULY 18, 2006

                EMERGENCY BOARD TRANSFER

(a)   There is hereby appropriated $4,500,000 in general funds in fiscal year 2007 to corrections - correctional services to reestablish spending authority transferred for the emergency assistance for farms program, authorized by the emergency board on July 18, 2006.

Sec. 18.  TRANSFER BETWEEN ACCOUNTS

(a)  The sum of $750,000 is transferred from the motor fuel account to the heating fuel account in the petroleum cleanup fund created in 10 V.S.A.

§ 1941.

Sec. 19.  GRANT ACCEPTANCE

(a)  The following grants are hereby accepted and appropriated to the departments indicated for the purpose specified by the grantor:

(1)  JFO #2284 - $740,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) to the department of public safety.

(2)  JFO #2285 - $1,000,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the department of housing and community affairs and the department of economic development.

Sec. 20.  EFFECTIVE DATES

(a)  This act shall take effect from passage.



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