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SB 1013 - Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Year 2018 - West Virginia Key Vote

Tim Armstead voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (55-31) - (Key vote)
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Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Year 2018

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that appropriates state funds for fiscal year 2017-2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Appropriates $81.3 million to the state’s Department of Education to operate public K-12 schools (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the state to spend up to $1.7 billion in state aid to K-12 on initiatives, including,  but not limited to specialized instruction programs, student support services, and the Teacher's Retirement System (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $915 million of state funds to operate the Department of Human Services and associated programs (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $14 million to operate the State Militia of West Virginia (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the Department of Corrections to spend up to $184 million to operate the state’s correctional complexes (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates an additional $38 million to operate all juvenile correctional centers and rehabilitation programs (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $1.2 billion to the Department of Transportation to service the department’s debt and maintain the state’s roads (Sec. 2).

  • Appropriates $4 million to the Division of Miners’ Health, Safety, and Training (Sec. 3).

  • Appropriates $22 million to the Addiction Prevention and Recovery Fund (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes the Higher Education Policy Commission to spend up to $33 million on their programs (Sec. 3).

  • Appropriates $98 million in federal funds to the State Militia of West Virginia (Sec. 6).

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (19-8) - (Key vote)
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Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Year 2018

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments, further amend, and pass a bill that appropriates state funds for fiscal year 2017-2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Appropriates $7.6 million to the West Virginia Conservation Agency to fund soil, water, and environmental conservation projects (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $15.7 million to operate the Department of Administration (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $81.3 million to the state’s Department of Education to operate public k-12 schools (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the state to spend up to $ 1.7 billion in state aid to k-12 on initiatives including but not limited to specialized instruction programs, student support services, and the Teacher's Retirement System (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $265,000 to meth lab cleanup efforts across the state (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $8.9 million of state funds to operate the Department of Human Services and associated programs (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $14 million to operate the State Militia of West Virginia (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the Department of Corrections to spend up to $184 million to operate the state’s correctional complexes (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates an additional $38 million to operate all juvenile correctional centers and rehabilitation programs (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $39 million for student scholarships to the Higher Education Grant Program (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $1.2 billion to the Department of Transportation to service the department’s debt and maintain the state’s roads (Sec. 2).

  • Appropriates $11 million to the Division of Miners’ Health, Safety, and Training (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $22 million to the Addiction Prevention and Recovery Fund (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes the Higher Education Policy Commission to spend up to $33 million on their programs (Sec. 3).

  • Appropriates $18 million of funds earned from the lottery to the Department of Education (Sec. 4).

  • Appropriates $47 million in earned lottery funds to the Senior Citizens Fund to fund programs including but not limited to a Regional disabled Resources Center, an Alzheimer’s Hotline, and legislative initiatives for the elderly (Sec. 4).

  • Specifies that $146 million in federal grant money will be used for the free and reduced price lunch program in public schools (Sec. 6).

  • Appropriates $98 million in federal funds to the State Militia of West Virginia (Sec. 6).

  • Specifies that the state will have $125 million in federal block grant funds to operate the Temporary Assistance for needy Families program (Sec. 7).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (69-30) - (Key vote)
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Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Year 2018

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill with an amendment that appropriates funds for fiscal year 2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Appropriates $7.6 million to the West Virginia Conservation Agency to fund soil, water, and environmental conservation projects (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $15.7 million to operate the Department of Administration (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $81.3 million to the state’s Department of Education to operate public k-12 schools (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the state to spend up to $ 1.7 billion in state aid to k-12 on initiatives including but not limited to specialized instruction programs, student support services, and the Teacher's Retirement System (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $265,000 to meth lab cleanup efforts across the state (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $8.9 million of state funds to operate the Department of Human Services and associated programs (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $14 million to operate the State Militia of West Virginia (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the Department of Corrections to spend up to $184 million to operate the state’s correctional complexes (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates an additional $38 million to operate all juvenile correctional centers and rehabilitation programs (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $39 million for student scholarships to the Higher Education Grant Program (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $1.2 billion to the Department of Transportation to service the department’s debt and maintain the state’s roads (Sec. 2).

  • Appropriates $11 million to the Division of Miners’ Health, Safety, and Training (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $22 million to the Addiction Prevention and Recovery Fund (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes the Higher Education Policy Commission to spend up to $33 million on their programs (Sec. 3).

  • Appropriates $18 million of funds earned from the lottery to the Department of Education (Sec. 4).

  • Appropriates $47 million in earned lottery funds to the Senior Citizens Fund to fund programs including but not limited to a Regional disabled Resources Center, an Alzheimer’s Hotline, and legislative initiatives for the elderly (Sec. 4).

  • Specifies that $146 million in federal grant money will be used for the free and reduced price lunch program in public schools (Sec. 6).

  • Appropriates $98 million in federal funds to the State Militia of West Virginia (Sec. 6).

  • Specifies that the state will have $125 million in federal block grant funds to operate the Temporary Assistance for needy Families program (Sec. 7).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-12) - (Key vote)
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Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Year 2018

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for fiscal year 2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Appropriates $81.3 million to the state’s Department of Education to operate public K-12 schools (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the state to spend up to $1.7 billion in state aid to K-12 on initiatives, including,  but not limited to specialized instruction programs, student support services, and the Teacher's Retirement System (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $915 million of state funds to operate the Department of Human Services and associated programs (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $14 million to operate the State Militia of West Virginia (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the Department of Corrections to spend up to $184 million to operate the state’s correctional complexes (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates an additional $38 million to operate all juvenile correctional centers and rehabilitation programs (Sec. 1).

  • Appropriates $1.2 billion to the Department of Transportation to service the department’s debt and maintain the state’s roads (Sec. 2).

  • Appropriates $4 million to the Division of Miners’ Health, Safety, and Training (Sec. 3).

  • Appropriates $22 million to the Addiction Prevention and Recovery Fund (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes the Higher Education Policy Commission to spend up to $33 million on their programs (Sec. 3).

  • Appropriates $98 million in federal funds to the State Militia of West Virginia (Sec. 6).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Year 2018

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