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SENATE AMENDED
PRIOR PRINTER'S NOS. 2055, 2626
PRINTER'S NO. 2632
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
1460
Session of
2015
INTRODUCED BY ADOLPH, TURZAI, REED, CUTLER, MAJOR, BENNINGHOFF,
ELLIS, OBERLANDER AND MICCARELLI, JULY 21, 2015
SENATOR BROWNE, APPROPRIATIONS, IN SENATE, AS AMENDED,
DECEMBER 8, 2015
AN ACT
To provide from the General Fund for the expenses of the
Executive and Judicial Departments, the State Government
Support Agencies and the General Assembly of the
Commonwealth, the public debt and the public schools for the
fiscal year July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016, for certain
institutions and organizations, and for the payment of bills
incurred and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year
ending June 30, 2015; to provide appropriations from the
State Lottery Fund, the Tobacco Settlement Fund, the Aviation
Restricted Account, the Hazardous Material Response Fund, The
State Stores Fund, the Milk Marketing Fund, the Home
Investment Trust Fund, the Emergency Medical Services
Operating Fund, the Tuition Account Guaranteed Savings
Program Fund, the Banking Fund, the Firearm Records Check
Fund, the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority Fund,
the Oil and Gas Lease Fund, the Home Improvement Account, the
Cigarette Fire Safety and Firefighter Protection Act
Enforcement Fund, the Insurance Regulation and Oversight
Fund, the Pennsylvania Racehorse Development Restricted
Receipt Account, the Justice Reinvestment Fund and the
Multimodal Transportation Fund to the Executive Department;
to provide appropriations from the Judicial Computer System
Augmentation Account to the Judicial Department for the
fiscal year July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016; to provide
appropriations from the Motor License Fund for the fiscal
year July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016, for the proper operation
of several departments of the Commonwealth and the
Pennsylvania State Police authorized to spend Motor License
Fund money; to provide for the appropriation of Federal funds
to the Executive Department of the Commonwealth and for the
payment of bills remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal
year ending June 30, 2015; and to provide for the additional
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appropriation of Federal and State funds from the General
Fund and the State Lottery Fund for the Executive Department
of the Commonwealth for the fiscal year July 1, 2014, to June
30, 2015, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining
unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 101. Short title.
Section 102. Definitions.
Section 103. Abbreviations.
Section 104. State appropriations.
Section 105. Federal augmentation appropriations.
Section 106. Block grants.
Section 107. Appropriations to Pennsylvania Higher Education
Assistance Agency.
PART II. GENERAL FUND AND FEDERAL APPROPRIATIONS
FOR 2015-2016
SUBPART A. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
Section 201. Governor.
Section 202. Executive Offices.
Section 203. Lieutenant Governor.
Section 204. Attorney General.
Section 205. Auditor General.
Section 206. Treasury Department.
Section 207. Department of Aging.
Section 208. Department of Agriculture.
Section 209. Department of Community and Economic Development.
Section 210. (Reserved).
Section 211. Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Section 212. Department of Corrections.
Section 213. Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole.
Section 214. Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs.
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Section 215. Department of Education.
Section 216. State System of Higher Education.
Section 217. Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology.
Section 218. Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency.
Section 219. Department of Environmental Protection.
Section 220. Department of General Services.
Section 221. Department of Health.
Section 222. Department of Human Services.
Section 223. Insurance Department.
Section 224. Department of Labor and Industry.
Section 225. Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.
Section 226. Department of Revenue.
Section 227. Department of State.
Section 228. Department of Transportation.
Section 229. Pennsylvania State Police.
Section 230. State Civil Service Commission.
Section 231. Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.
Section 232. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Section 233. Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority.
Section 234. Environmental Hearing Board.
Section 235. Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority.
Section 236. Health Care Cost Containment Council.
Section 237. State Ethics Commission.
SUBPART B. JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
Section 241. Supreme Court.
Section 242. Superior Court.
Section 243. Commonwealth Court.
Section 244. Courts of common pleas.
Section 245. Community courts - magisterial district judges.
Section 246. (Reserved).
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Section 247. Philadelphia Municipal Court.
Section 248. Judicial Conduct Board.
Section 249. Court of Judicial Discipline.
Section 250. Juror cost reimbursement.
Section 251. County court reimbursement.
SUBPART C. GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Section 261. Senate.
Section 262. House of Representatives.
SUBPART D. GOVERNMENT SUPPORT AGENCIES
Section 271. Legislative Reference Bureau.
Section 272. Legislative Budget and Finance Committee.
Section 273. Legislative Data Processing Committee.
Section 274. Joint State Government Commission.
Section 275. Local Government Commission.
Section 276. Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control
and Conservation Committee.
Section 277. Legislative Audit Advisory Commission.
Section 278. Independent Regulatory Review Commission.
Section 279. Capitol Preservation Committee.
Section 280. Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing.
Section 281. Center for Rural Pennsylvania.
Section 282. Commonwealth Mail Processing Center.
Section 283. Legislative Reapportionment Commission.
Section 284. Independent Fiscal Office.
PART III. STATE LOTTERY FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 301. Department of Aging.
Section 302. Department of Human Services.
PART IV. TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 401. Department of Community and Economic Development.
Section 402. Department of Human Services.
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PART V. JUDICIAL COMPUTER SYSTEM AUGMENTATION ACCOUNT
APPROPRIATIONS
Section 501. Supreme Court.
PART VI. EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES OPERATING FUND
APPROPRIATIONS
Section 601. Department of Health.
PART VII. STATE STORES FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 701. Pennsylvania State Police.
PART VIII. MOTOR LICENSE FUND APPROPRIATIONS
FOR 2015-2016
SUBPART A. MOTOR LICENSE FUND
Section 801. Department of Transportation.
Section 802. Executive Offices.
Section 803. Treasury Department.
Section 804. Department of Agriculture.
Section 805. Department of Community and Economic Development.
Section 806. Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Section 807. Department of Education.
Section 808. (Reserved).
Section 809. Department of General Services.
Section 810. Department of Revenue.
Section 811. Pennsylvania State Police.
SUBPART B. AVIATION RESTRICTED ACCOUNT
Section 821. Department of Transportation.
PART IX. HAZARDOUS MATERIAL RESPONSE FUND
APPROPRIATIONS
Section 901. Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.
PART X. MILK MARKETING FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 1001. Milk Marketing Board.
PART XI. HOME INVESTMENT TRUST FUND APPROPRIATIONS
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Section 1101. Department of Community and Economic Development.
PART XII. TUITION ACCOUNT GUARANTEED
SAVINGS PROGRAM FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 1201. Treasury Department.
PART XIII. BANKING FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 1301. Department of Banking and Securities.
PART XIV. FIREARM RECORDS CHECK FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 1401. Pennsylvania State Police.
PART XV. BEN FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
AUTHORITY FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 1501. Department of Community and Economic Development.
PART XVI. OIL AND GAS LEASE FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 1601. Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
PART XVII. HOME IMPROVEMENT ACCOUNT APPROPRIATIONS
Section 1701. Attorney General.
PART XVIII. CIGARETTE FIRE SAFETY AND FIREFIGHTER
PROTECTION ACT ENFORCEMENT FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 1801. Attorney General.
PART XVIII-A. (RESERVED)
PART XVIII-B. INSURANCE REGULATION AND OVERSIGHT
FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 1801-B. Insurance Department.
PART XVIII-C. PENNSYLVANIA RACEHORSE DEVELOPMENT
RESTRICTED RECEIPT ACCOUNT APPROPRIATIONS
Section 1801-C. Department of Agriculture.
PART XVIII-D. JUSTICE REINVESTMENT FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 1801-D. Executive Offices.
Section 1802-D. Department of Corrections.
Section 1803-D. Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole.
Section 1804-D. Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing.
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PART XVIII-E. MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 1801-E. Department of Transportation.
PART XIX. ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR
FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015
SUBPART A. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 1901. (Reserved).
Section 1902. State appropriations.
SUBPART B. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
Section 1911. Executive Offices.
Section 1912. Auditor General.
Section 1913. Department of Corrections.
Section 1914. Department of Education.
Section 1914.1. Department of General Services.
Section 1915. Department of Health.
Section 1916. Department of Human Services.
Section 1916.1. Insurance Department.
Section 1917. Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.
SUBPART C. STATE LOTTERY FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Section 1941. Department of Aging.
Section 1942. Department of Human Services.
SUBPART D. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS FOR 2014-2015
Section 1961. Prior laws unaffected.
Section 1962. Compliance with other law before funds available.
Section 1963. Contracts prerequisite to encumbering or
committing funds.
Section 1964. Minority business set-asides.
Section 1965. Appropriation of funds from miscellaneous
sources.
Section 1966. Lapsing of unused funds.
Section 1967. Construction with prior appropriation acts.
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Section 1968. Deduction of expended appropriations under prior
law.
PART XX. SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR FEDERAL FUNDS
FOR 2015-2016
Section 2001. General Fund repository for Federal funds.
Section 2002. Limitation on encumbering or spending Federal
funds.
Section 2003. Appropriation of prior unspent Federal funds.
Section 2004. Subgrants between Federal fund appropriations.
Section 2005. Utilization of emergency Federal funds.
Section 2006. Transfer of funds from TANFBG to CCDFBG and SSBG.
PART XXI. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS FOR 2015-2016
Section 2101. Prior laws unaffected.
Section 2102. Compliance with other law before funds available.
Section 2103. Contracts prerequisite to encumbering or
committing funds.
Section 2104. Minority business set-asides.
Section 2105. Appropriation of funds from miscellaneous
sources.
Section 2106. Lapsing of unused funds.
Section 2107. Appellate courts appropriation contingency.
Section 2108. Transfer of excess funds.
Section 2109. Transfers for government support agencies.
Section 2110. Transfers for Legislative Reapportionment
Commission.
Section 2111. Administration of Human Services Block Grant.
Section 2112. Transfer of funds from Insurance Department to
Department of Human Services.
Section 2113. Transfers to General Fund.
Section 2114. Deduction of expenditures under temporary
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PART XXII. EFFECTIVE DATE
Section 2201. Retroactivity.
Section 2202. Effective date.
TO PROVIDE FROM THE GENERAL FUND FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE
EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENTS, THE STATE GOVERNMENT
SUPPORT AGENCIES AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE
COMMONWEALTH, THE PUBLIC DEBT AND THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR THE
FISCAL YEAR JULY 1, 2015, TO JUNE 30, 2016, FOR CERTAIN
INSTITUTIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS, AND FOR THE PAYMENT OF BILLS
INCURRED AND REMAINING UNPAID AT THE CLOSE OF THE FISCAL YEAR
ENDING JUNE 30, 2015; TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE
STATE LOTTERY FUND, THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUND, THE AVIATION
RESTRICTED ACCOUNT, THE HAZARDOUS MATERIAL RESPONSE FUND, THE
STATE STORES FUND, THE MILK MARKETING FUND, THE HOME
INVESTMENT TRUST FUND, THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
OPERATING FUND, THE TUITION ACCOUNT GUARANTEED SAVINGS
PROGRAM FUND, THE BANKING FUND, THE FIREARM RECORDS CHECK
FUND, THE BEN FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FUND,
THE OIL AND GAS LEASE FUND, THE HOME IMPROVEMENT ACCOUNT, THE
CIGARETTE FIRE SAFETY AND FIREFIGHTER PROTECTION ACT
ENFORCEMENT FUND, THE INSURANCE REGULATION AND OVERSIGHT
FUND, THE PENNSYLVANIA RACEHORSE DEVELOPMENT RESTRICTED
RECEIPT ACCOUNT AND THE JUSTICE REINVESTMENT FUND TO THE
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT; TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE
JUDICIAL COMPUTER SYSTEM AUGMENTATION ACCOUNT TO THE JUDICIAL
DEPARTMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR JULY 1, 2015, TO JUNE 30,
2016; TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE MOTOR LICENSE FUND
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR JULY 1, 2015, TO JUNE 30, 2016, FOR THE
PROPER OPERATION OF SEVERAL DEPARTMENTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH
AND THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE AUTHORIZED TO SPEND MOTOR
LICENSE FUND MONEY; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPROPRIATION OF
FEDERAL FUNDS TO THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH
AND FOR THE PAYMENT OF BILLS REMAINING UNPAID AT THE CLOSE OF
THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2015; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE
ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION OF FEDERAL AND STATE FUNDS FROM THE
GENERAL FUND AND THE STATE LOTTERY FUND FOR THE EXECUTIVE
DEPARTMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH FOR THE FISCAL YEAR JULY 1,
2014, TO JUNE 30, 2015, AND FOR THE PAYMENT OF BILLS INCURRED
AND REMAINING UNPAID AT THE CLOSE OF THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING
JUNE 30, 2014.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
SECTION 101. SHORT TITLE.
SECTION 102. DEFINITIONS.
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SECTION 103. ABBREVIATIONS.
SECTION 104. STATE APPROPRIATIONS.
SECTION 105. FEDERAL AUGMENTATION APPROPRIATIONS.
SECTION 106. BLOCK GRANTS.
PART II. GENERAL FUND AND FEDERAL APPROPRIATIONS
FOR 2015-2016
SUBPART A. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
SECTION 201. GOVERNOR.
SECTION 202. EXECUTIVE OFFICES.
SECTION 203. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.
SECTION 204. ATTORNEY GENERAL.
SECTION 205. AUDITOR GENERAL.
SECTION 206. TREASURY DEPARTMENT.
SECTION 207. DEPARTMENT OF AGING.
SECTION 208. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
SECTION 209. DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SECTION 210. (RESERVED).
SECTION 211. DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
SECTION 212. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.
SECTION 213. PENNSYLVANIA BOARD OF PROBATION AND PAROLE.
SECTION 214. DEPARTMENT OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL PROGRAMS.
SECTION 215. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SECTION 216. STATE SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
SECTION 217. THADDEUS STEVENS COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY.
SECTION 218. PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY.
SECTION 219. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SECTION 220. DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES.
SECTION 221. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
SECTION 222. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
SECTION 223. INSURANCE DEPARTMENT.
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SECTION 224. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY.
SECTION 225. DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS.
SECTION 226. DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE.
SECTION 227. DEPARTMENT OF STATE.
SECTION 228. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
SECTION 229. PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE.
SECTION 230. STATE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.
SECTION 231. PENNSYLVANIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.
SECTION 232. PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL AND MUSEUM COMMISSION.
SECTION 233. PENNSYLVANIA INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT AUTHORITY.
SECTION 234. ENVIRONMENTAL HEARING BOARD.
SECTION 235. PENNSYLVANIA EHEALTH PARTNERSHIP AUTHORITY.
SECTION 236. HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT COUNCIL.
SECTION 237. STATE ETHICS COMMISSION.
SECTION 238. (RESERVED).
SUBPART B. JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
SECTION 241. SUPREME COURT.
SECTION 242. SUPERIOR COURT.
SECTION 243. COMMONWEALTH COURT.
SECTION 244. COURTS OF COMMON PLEAS.
SECTION 245. COMMUNITY COURTS - MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT JUDGES.
SECTION 246. (RESERVED).
SECTION 247. PHILADELPHIA MUNICIPAL COURT.
SECTION 248. JUDICIAL CONDUCT BOARD.
SECTION 249. COURT OF JUDICIAL DISCIPLINE.
SECTION 250. JUROR COST REIMBURSEMENT.
SECTION 251. COUNTY COURT REIMBURSEMENT.
SUBPART C. GENERAL ASSEMBLY
SECTION 261. SENATE.
SECTION 262. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
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SUBPART D. GOVERNMENT SUPPORT AGENCIES
SECTION 271. LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU.
SECTION 272. LEGISLATIVE BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEE.
SECTION 273. LEGISLATIVE DATA PROCESSING COMMITTEE.
SECTION 274. JOINT STATE GOVERNMENT COMMISSION.
SECTION 275. LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMMISSION.
SECTION 276. JOINT LEGISLATIVE AIR AND WATER POLLUTION CONTROL
AND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE.
SECTION 277. LEGISLATIVE AUDIT ADVISORY COMMISSION.
SECTION 278. INDEPENDENT REGULATORY REVIEW COMMISSION.
SECTION 279. CAPITOL PRESERVATION COMMITTEE.
SECTION 280. PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION ON SENTENCING.
SECTION 281. CENTER FOR RURAL PENNSYLVANIA.
SECTION 282. COMMONWEALTH MAIL PROCESSING CENTER.
SECTION 283. LEGISLATIVE REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION.
SECTION 284. INDEPENDENT FISCAL OFFICE.
PART III. STATE LOTTERY FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 301. DEPARTMENT OF AGING.
SECTION 302. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
PART IV. TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 401. DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SECTION 402. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
PART V. JUDICIAL COMPUTER SYSTEM AUGMENTATION ACCOUNT
APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 501. SUPREME COURT.
PART VI. EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES OPERATING FUND
APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 601. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
PART VII. STATE STORES FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 701. PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE.
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PART VIII. MOTOR LICENSE FUND APPROPRIATIONS
FOR 2015-2016
SUBPART A. MOTOR LICENSE FUND
SECTION 801. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
SECTION 802. EXECUTIVE OFFICES.
SECTION 803. TREASURY DEPARTMENT.
SECTION 804. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
SECTION 805. DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SECTION 806. DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
SECTION 807. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SECTION 808. (RESERVED).
SECTION 809. DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES.
SECTION 810. DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE.
SECTION 811. PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE.
SUBPART B. AVIATION RESTRICTED ACCOUNT
SECTION 821. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
PART IX. HAZARDOUS MATERIAL RESPONSE FUND
APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 901. PENNSYLVANIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.
PART X. MILK MARKETING FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 1001. MILK MARKETING BOARD.
PART XI. HOME INVESTMENT TRUST FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 1101. DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
PART XII. TUITION ACCOUNT GUARANTEED
SAVINGS PROGRAM FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 1201. TREASURY DEPARTMENT.
PART XIII. BANKING FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 1301. DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND SECURITIES.
PART XIV. FIREARM RECORDS CHECK FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 1401. PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE.
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PART XV. BEN FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
AUTHORITY FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 1501. DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
PART XVI. OIL AND GAS LEASE FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 1601. DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
PART XVII. HOME IMPROVEMENT ACCOUNT APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 1701. ATTORNEY GENERAL.
PART XVIII. CIGARETTE FIRE SAFETY AND FIREFIGHTER
PROTECTION ACT ENFORCEMENT FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 1801. ATTORNEY GENERAL.
PART XVIII-A. (RESERVED)
PART XVIII-B. INSURANCE REGULATION AND OVERSIGHT
FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 1801-B. INSURANCE DEPARTMENT.
PART XVIII-C. PENNSYLVANIA RACEHORSE DEVELOPMENT
RESTRICTED RECEIPT ACCOUNT APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 1801-C. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
PART XVIII-D. JUSTICE REINVESTMENT FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 1801-D. EXECUTIVE OFFICES.
SECTION 1802-D. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.
SECTION 1803-D. PENNSYLVANIA BOARD OF PROBATION AND PAROLE.
SECTION 1804-D. PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION ON SENTENCING.
PART XVIII-E. (RESERVED)
PART XIX. ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR
FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015
SUBPART A. GENERAL PROVISIONS
SECTION 1901. (RESERVED).
SECTION 1902. STATE APPROPRIATIONS.
SUBPART B. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
SECTION 1911. EXECUTIVE OFFICES.
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SECTION 1912. AUDITOR GENERAL.
SECTION 1912.1. DEPARTMENT OF AGING.
SECTION 1913. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.
SECTION 1914. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SECTION 1914.1. DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES.
SECTION 1915. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
SECTION 1916. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
SECTION 1916.1. DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE.
SECTION 1917. DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS.
SECTION 1918. PENNSYLVANIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.
SUBPART C. STATE LOTTERY FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 1941. DEPARTMENT OF AGING.
SECTION 1942. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
SUBPART D. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS FOR 2014-2015
SECTION 1961. PRIOR LAWS UNAFFECTED.
SECTION 1962. COMPLIANCE WITH OTHER LAW BEFORE FUNDS AVAILABLE.
SECTION 1963. CONTRACTS PREREQUISITE TO ENCUMBERING OR
COMMITTING FUNDS.
SECTION 1964. MINORITY BUSINESS SET-ASIDES.
SECTION 1965. APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS FROM MISCELLANEOUS
SOURCES.
SECTION 1965.1. TRANSFERS.
SECTION 1966. LAPSING OF UNUSED FUNDS.
SECTION 1967. CONSTRUCTION WITH PRIOR APPROPRIATION ACTS.
SECTION 1968. DEDUCTION OF EXPENDED APPROPRIATIONS UNDER PRIOR
LAW.
SECTION 1969. ALLOCATION OF BASIC EDUCATION FUNDING.
PART XX. SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR FEDERAL FUNDS
FOR 2015-2016
SECTION 2001. GENERAL FUND REPOSITORY FOR FEDERAL FUNDS.
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SECTION 2002. LIMITATION ON ENCUMBERING OR SPENDING FEDERAL
FUNDS.
SECTION 2003. APPROPRIATION OF PRIOR UNSPENT FEDERAL FUNDS.
SECTION 2004. SUBGRANTS BETWEEN FEDERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS.
SECTION 2005. UTILIZATION OF EMERGENCY FEDERAL FUNDS.
SECTION 2006. TRANSFER OF FUNDS FROM TANFBG TO CCDFBG AND SSBG.
PART XXI. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS FOR 2015-2016
SECTION 2101. PRIOR LAWS UNAFFECTED.
SECTION 2102. COMPLIANCE WITH OTHER LAW BEFORE FUNDS AVAILABLE.
SECTION 2103. CONTRACTS PREREQUISITE TO ENCUMBERING OR
COMMITTING FUNDS.
SECTION 2104. MINORITY BUSINESS SET-ASIDES.
SECTION 2105. APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS FROM MISCELLANEOUS
SOURCES.
SECTION 2106. LAPSING OF UNUSED FUNDS.
SECTION 2107. APPELLATE COURTS APPROPRIATION CONTINGENCY.
SECTION 2108. TRANSFER OF EXCESS FUNDS.
SECTION 2109. TRANSFERS FOR GOVERNMENT SUPPORT AGENCIES.
SECTION 2110. TRANSFERS FOR LEGISLATIVE REAPPORTIONMENT
COMMISSION.
SECTION 2111. ADMINISTRATION OF HUMAN SERVICES BLOCK GRANT.
SECTION 2112. TRANSFERS TO GENERAL FUND.
SECTION 2113. DEDUCTION OF EXPENDITURES UNDER TEMPORARY
EXPENDITURE SYMBOLS.
PART XXII. EFFECTIVE DATE
SECTION 2201. RETROACTIVITY.
SECTION 2202. EFFECTIVE DATE.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
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GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 101. Short title.
This act shall be known and may be cited as the General
Appropriation Act of 2015.
Section 102. Definitions.
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall
have the meanings given to them in this section unless the
context clearly indicates otherwise:
"Employees." Includes all directors, superintendents, bureau
or division chiefs, assistant directors, assistant
superintendents, assistant chiefs, experts, scientists,
engineers, surveyors, draftsmen, accountants, secretaries,
auditors, inspectors, examiners, analysts, statisticians,
marshals, clerks, stenographers, bookkeepers, messengers and
other assistants in any department, board or commission.
"Expenses" and "maintenance." Includes all printing, binding
and stationery, food and forage, materials and supplies,
traveling expenses, training, motor vehicle supplies and
repairs, freight, express and cartage, postage, telephones and
telegraph rentals and toll charges, newspaper advertising and
notices, public advertising by or through any medium, fuel,
light, heat, power and water, minor construction and renovation,
repairs or reconstruction of equipment, buildings and
facilities, rent of real estate and equipment, premiums on
workers' compensation, insurance premiums on policies of
liability insurance, insurance premiums on medical payment
insurance and surety bonds for volunteer workers, premiums on
employee group life insurance and employee and retired employee
group hospital and medical insurance, payment of Commonwealth
share of Social Security taxes and unemployment compensation
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costs for State employees, the purchase of replacement or
additional equipment and machinery and all other incidental
costs and expenses, including payment to the Department of
General Services of mileage and other charges for the use of
automobiles and rental payments for permanently assigned
automobiles and of expenses or costs of services incurred
through the Purchasing Fund. The term "expenses" also shall
include the medical costs for the treatment of inmates of State
institutions when the inmate must be transferred to an outside
hospital, provided, that in no case shall the State institution
pay more for patient care than that provided under the State
medical assistance program.
Section 103. Abbreviations.
The following abbreviations when used in this act shall have
the meanings given to them in this section unless the context
clearly indicates otherwise:
"AIDS." Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
"ARC." Appalachian Regional Commission.
"ARRA." American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
"BG." Block grant.
"CCDFBG." Child Care and Development Fund Block Grant.
"CHIPRA." Children's Health Insurance Program
Reauthorization Act.
"CSBG." Community Services Block Grant.
"DCSI." Drug Control and Systems Improvement Formula Grant
Program.
"DFSC." Drug Free Schools and Communities Act.
"DOE." Department of Energy.
"EEOC." Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
"EPA." Environmental Protection Agency.
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"ESEA." Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
"ESG." Emergency Solutions Grant.
"FEMA." Federal Emergency Management Agency.
"FTA." Federal Transit Administration.
"HUD." Department of Housing and Urban Development.
"ID." Intellectual Disabilities.
"LIHEABG." Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Block Grant.
"LSTA." Library Services and Technology Act.
"MCH." Maternal and Child Health.
"MCHSBG." Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant.
"MHSBG." Mental Health Services Block Grant.
"PAFE." Pennsylvania Agricultural Food Exposition.
"PHHSBG." Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant.
"RSAT." Residential Substance Abuse Treatment.
"SABG." Substance Abuse Block Grant.
"SCDBG." Small Communities Development Block Grant.
"SDA." Service Delivery Area.
"SORNA." Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
"SSBG." Social Services Block Grant.
"TANF." Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
"TANFBG." Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Block
Grant.
"TEFAP." Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program.
"VA." Veterans' Administration.
"WIA." Workforce Investment Act.
"WIC." Women, Infants and Children Program.
Section 104. State appropriations.
(a) General Fund.--The following sums set forth in this act,
or as much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby specifically
appropriated from the General Fund to the several hereinafter
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named agencies of the Executive, Legislative and Judicial
Departments of the Commonwealth for the payment of salaries,
wages or other compensation and travel expenses of the duly
elected or appointed officers and employees of the Commonwealth,
for the payment of fees for contractual services rendered, for
the purchase or rental of goods and services, printing, public
advertising by or through any medium, equipment, land and
buildings and for payment of any other expenses, as provided by
law or by this act, necessary for the proper conduct of the
duties, functions and activities and for the purposes
hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2015, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid
at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
(b) State Lottery Fund.--The following sums set forth in
this act, or as much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby
specifically appropriated from the State Lottery Fund to the
several hereinafter named agencies of the Executive Department
of the Commonwealth for the payment of salaries, wages or other
compensation and travel expenses of the duly appointed officers
and employees of the Commonwealth, for the payment of fees for
contractual services rendered, for the purchase or rental of
goods and services and for payment of any other expenses, as
provided by law or by this act, necessary for the proper conduct
of the duties, functions and activities and for the purposes
hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2015, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid
at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
(c) Tobacco Settlement Fund.--The following sums set forth
in this act, or as much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby
specifically appropriated from the Tobacco Settlement Fund to
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the hereinafter named agencies of the Executive Department of
the Commonwealth for the payment of salaries, wages or other
compensation and travel expenses of the duly appointed officers
and employees of the Commonwealth, for the payment of fees for
contractual services rendered, for the purchase or rental of
goods and services and for payment of any other expenses, as
provided by law or by this act, necessary for the proper conduct
of the duties, functions and activities and for the purposes
hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2015, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid
at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
(d) Judicial Computer System Augmentation Account.--The
following sums set forth in this act, or as much thereof as may
be necessary, are hereby specifically appropriated from the
restricted receipt account established within the General Fund,
known as the Judicial Computer System Augmentation Account, to
the Judicial Department of the Commonwealth for the payment of
salaries, wages or other compensation and travel expenses, for
the payment of fees for contractual services rendered, for the
purchase or rental of goods and services and for the payment of
any other expenses, as provided by law or by this act, necessary
for the proper conduct of the duties, functions and activities
and for the purposes hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year
beginning July 1, 2015, and for the payment of bills incurred
and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June
30, 2015.
(e) Emergency Medical Services Operating Fund.--The
following sums set forth in this act, or as much thereof as may
be necessary, are hereby specifically appropriated from the
Emergency Medical Services Operating Fund to the several
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hereinafter named agencies of the Executive Department of the
Commonwealth for the payment of fees for contractual services
rendered, for the purchase or rental of goods and services and
for the payment of any other expenses, as provided by law or by
this act, necessary for the proper conduct of the duties,
functions and activities and for the purposes hereinafter set
forth for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, and for the
payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid at the close of
the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
(f) The State Stores Fund.--The following sums set forth in
this act, or as much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby
specifically appropriated from The State Stores Fund to the
hereinafter named agencies of the Executive Department of the
Commonwealth for the payment of salaries, wages or other
compensation and travel expenses of the duly appointed officers
and employees of the Commonwealth, for the payment of fees for
contractual services rendered, for the purchase or rental of
goods and services and for the payment of any other expenses, as
provided by law or by this act, necessary for the proper conduct
of the duties, functions and activities and for the purposes
hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2015, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid
at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
(g) Motor License Fund.--The following sums, or as much
thereof as may be necessary, are hereby appropriated from the
Motor License Fund to the hereinafter named agencies of the
Executive Department for the payment of salaries, wages and
other compensation and travel expenses of the duly elected or
appointed officers and employees of the Commonwealth, for
contractual services and other expenses necessary for the proper
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conduct of the duties, functions and activities for the purposes
hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2015, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid
at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
(h) Aviation Restricted Account.--The following sums, or as
much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby appropriated from
the Aviation Restricted Account in the Motor License Fund to the
hereinafter named agencies of the Executive Department for the
purposes set forth herein for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2015, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid
at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
(i) Hazardous Material Response Fund.--The following sums
set forth in this act, or as much thereof as may be necessary,
are hereby specifically appropriated from the Hazardous Material
Response Fund to the several hereinafter named agencies of the
Executive Department of the Commonwealth for the payment of fees
for contractual services rendered, for the purchase or rental of
goods and services and for the payment of any other expenses, as
provided by law or by this act, necessary for the proper conduct
of the duties, functions and activities and for the purposes
hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2015, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid
at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
(j) Milk Marketing Fund.--The following sums set forth in
this act, or as much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby
specifically appropriated from the Milk Marketing Fund to the
several hereinafter named agencies of the Executive Department
of the Commonwealth for the payment of salaries, wages or other
compensation and travel expenses of the duly appointed officers
and employees of the Commonwealth, for the payment of fees for
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contractual services rendered, for the purchase or rental of
goods and services and for the payment of any other expenses, as
provided by law or by this act, necessary for the proper conduct
of the duties, functions and activities and for the purposes
hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2015, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid
at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
(k) Home Investment Trust Fund.--The following sums set
forth in this act, or as much thereof as may be necessary, are
hereby specifically appropriated from the Home Investment Trust
Fund to the hereinafter named agencies of the Executive
Department of the Commonwealth for the payment of salaries,
wages or other compensation and travel expenses of the duly
appointed officers and employees of the Commonwealth, for the
payment of fees for contractual services rendered, for the
purchase or rental of goods and services and for the payment of
any other expenses, as provided by law or by this act, necessary
for the proper conduct of the duties, functions and activities
and for the purposes hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year
beginning July 1, 2015, and for the payment of bills incurred
and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June
30, 2015.
(l) Tuition Account Guaranteed Savings Program Fund.--The
following sums set forth in this act, or as much thereof as may
be necessary, are hereby specifically appropriated from the
Tuition Account Guaranteed Savings Program Fund to the
hereinafter named agencies of the Executive Department of the
Commonwealth for the payment of salaries, wages or other
compensation and travel expenses of the duly appointed officers
and employees of the Commonwealth, for the payment of fees for
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contractual services rendered, for the purchase or rental of
goods and services and for the payment of any other expenses, as
provided by law or by this act, necessary for the proper conduct
of the duties, functions and activities and for the purposes
hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2015, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid
at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
(m) Banking Fund.--The following sums set forth in this act,
or as much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby specifically
appropriated from the Banking Fund to the hereinafter named
agencies of the Executive Department of the Commonwealth for the
payment of salaries, wages or other compensation and travel
expenses of the duly appointed officers and employees of the
Commonwealth, for the payment of fees for contractual services
rendered, for the purchase or rental of goods and services and
for the payment of any other expenses, as provided by law or by
this act, necessary for the proper conduct of the duties,
functions and activities and for the purposes hereinafter set
forth for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, and for the
payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid at the close of
the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
(n) Firearm Records Check Fund.--The following sums set
forth in this act, or as much thereof as may be necessary, are
hereby specifically appropriated from the Firearm Records Check
Fund to the hereinafter named agencies of the Executive
Department of the Commonwealth for the payment of salaries,
wages or other compensation and travel expenses of the duly
appointed officers and employees of the Commonwealth, for the
payment of fees for contractual services rendered, for the
purchase or rental of goods and services and for the payment of
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any other expenses, as provided by law or by this act, necessary
for the proper conduct of the duties, functions and activities
and for the purposes hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year
beginning July 1, 2015, and for the payment of bills incurred
and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June
30, 2015.
(o) Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority Fund.--The
following sums set forth in this act, or as much thereof as may
be necessary, are hereby specifically appropriated from the Ben
Franklin Technology Development Authority Fund to the
hereinafter named agencies of the Executive Department of the
Commonwealth for the payment of salaries, wages or other
compensation and travel expenses of the duly appointed officers
and employees of the Commonwealth, for the payment of fees for
contractual services rendered, for the purchase or rental of
goods and services and for the payment of any other expenses, as
provided by law or by this act, necessary for the proper conduct
of the duties, functions and activities and for the purposes
hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2015, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid
at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
(p) Oil and Gas Lease Fund.--The following sums set forth in
this act, or as much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby
specifically appropriated from the Oil and Gas Lease Fund to the
hereinafter named agencies of the Executive Department of the
Commonwealth for the payment of salaries, wages or other
compensation and travel expenses of the duly appointed officers
and employees of the Commonwealth, for the payment of fees for
contractual services rendered, for the purchase or rental of
goods and services and for payment of any other expenses, as
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provided by law or by this act, necessary for the proper conduct
of the duties, functions and activities and for the purposes
hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2015, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid
at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
(q) Home Improvement Account.--The following sums set forth
in this act, or as much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby
specifically appropriated from the Home Improvement Account
within the General Fund to the hereinafter named agencies of the
Executive Department of the Commonwealth for the payment of
salaries, wages or other compensation and travel expenses of the
duly appointed officers and employees of the Commonwealth, for
the payment of fees for contractual services rendered, for the
purchase or rental of goods and services and for payment of any
other expenses, as provided by law or by this act, necessary for
the proper conduct of the duties, functions and activities and
for the purposes hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year
beginning July 1, 2015, and for the payment of bills incurred
and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June
30, 2015.
(r) Cigarette Fire Safety and Firefighter Protection Act
Enforcement Fund.--The following sums set forth in this act, or
as much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby specifically
appropriated from the Cigarette Fire Safety and Firefighter
Protection Act Enforcement Fund to the hereinafter named
agencies of the Executive Department of the Commonwealth for the
payment of salaries, wages or other compensation and travel
expenses of the duly appointed officers and employees of the
Commonwealth, for the payment of fees for contractual services
rendered, for the purchase or rental of goods and services and
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for payment of any other expenses, as provided by law or by this
act, necessary for the proper conduct of the duties, functions
and activities and for the purposes hereinafter set forth for
the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, and for the payment of
bills incurred and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal
year ending June 30, 2015.
(s) (Reserved).
(t) Insurance Regulation and Oversight Fund.--The following
sums set forth in this act, or as much thereof as may be
necessary, are hereby specifically appropriated from the
Insurance Regulation and Oversight Fund to the hereinafter named
agencies of the Executive Department of the Commonwealth for the
payment of salaries, wages or other compensation and travel
expenses of the duly appointed officers and employees of the
Commonwealth, for the payment of fees for contractual services
rendered, for the purchase or rental of goods and services and
for payment of any other expenses, as provided by law or by this
act, necessary for the proper conduct of the duties, functions
and activities and for the purposes hereinafter set forth for
the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, and for the payment of
bills incurred and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal
year ending June 30, 2015.
(u) Pennsylvania Racehorse Development Restricted Receipt
Account.--The following sums set forth in this act, or as much
thereof as may be necessary, are hereby specifically
appropriated from the Pennsylvania Racehorse Development
Restricted Receipt Account established within the Pennsylvania
Racehorse Development Fund to the hereinafter named agencies of
the Executive Department of the Commonwealth for the payment of
fees for contractual services rendered, for the purchase or
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rental of goods and services and for the payment of any other
expenses, as provided by law or by this act, necessary for the
proper conduct of the duties, functions and activities and for
the purposes hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year beginning
July 1, 2015, and for the payment of bills incurred and
remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30,
2015.
(v) Justice Reinvestment Fund.--The following sums set forth
in this act, or as much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby
specifically appropriated from the Justice Reinvestment Fund to
the hereinafter named agencies of the Executive Department and
government support agencies of the Commonwealth for the payment
of salaries, wages or other compensation and travel expenses of
the duly appointed officers and employees of the Commonwealth,
for the payment of fees for contractual services rendered, for
the purchase or rental of goods and services and for payment of
any other expenses, as provided by law or by this act, necessary
for the proper conduct of the duties, functions and activities
and for the purposes hereinafter set forth for the fiscal year
beginning July 1, 2015, and for the payment of bills incurred
and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June
30, 2015.
(w) Multimodal Transportation Fund.--The following sums set
forth in this act, or as much thereof as may be necessary, are
hereby specifically appropriated from the Multimodal
Transportation Fund to the Department of Transportation for the
payment of salaries, wages or other compensation and travel
expenses, for the payment of fees for contractual services
rendered, for the purchase or rental of goods and services and
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this act, necessary for the proper conduct of the duties,
functions and activities and for the purposes hereinafter set
forth for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, and for the
payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid at the close of
the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
Section 105. Federal augmentation appropriations.
The following Federal augmentation appropriations set forth
in this act, or as much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby
specifically appropriated from the Federal augmentation funds to
the several hereinafter named agencies of the Executive
Department of the Commonwealth for the payment of the expenses
of implementing and carrying out the programs stated herein for
the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, and for the payment of
bills incurred and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal
year ending June 30, 2015. Unless otherwise stated, the
appropriations include any carryovers from the prior fiscal
year.
Section 106. Block grants.
(a) Appropriation.--The following sums set forth in this
act, or as much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby
specifically appropriated from the block grant (BG) funds to the
several hereinafter named agencies of the Executive Department
of the Commonwealth for the purposes and under the restrictions
for which the funds are provided for the fiscal year beginning
July 1, 2015.
(b) Small Communities Development Block Grant.--The Small
Communities Development Block Grant (SCDBG) is to assist small
cities and communities that have a high concentration of
impoverished citizens and substandard housing to expand their
low-income and moderate-income housing opportunities and to meet
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community development needs.
(c) Community Services Block Grant.--The Community Services
Block Grant (CSBG) is to provide a range of services and
activities having a measurable and potentially major impact on
the causes of poverty in the community or those areas of the
community where poverty is a particularly acute problem. In
addition, new focus may be placed on the unemployed, both old
and new. Local agencies may lower their eligibility requirements
for recipients to three months to allow greater flexibility to
assure proper consideration of each recipient.
(d) Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant.--The
Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant (PHHSBG) is
for the provision of preventive health and other health services
related to emergency medical systems, health initiative grants,
comprehensive public health, hypertension, fluoridation, health
education, risk reduction, home health, rape crisis and domestic
violence services.
(e) Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant.--The
Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant (MCHSBG) is to
enable states to maintain and strengthen their leadership in
planning, promoting, coordinating and evaluating health care for
pregnant women, mothers, infants and children, and children with
special health care needs and in providing health services for
mothers and children who do not have access to adequate health
care.
(f) Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Block Grant.--The Low-
Income Home Energy Assistance Block Grant (LIHEABG) is to help
lessen the impact of the high cost of energy on low-income
families and individuals, including energy efficiency grants for
low-income dwellings. No less than 15% of the LIHEABG funds
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received shall be used for weatherization. LIHEABG funds
received pursuant to a Presidential release of contingency funds
shall be exempt from the 15% requirement.
(g) Social Services Block Grant.--The Social Services Block
Grant (SSBG) is for the provision of social services to eligible
persons.
(h) Mental Health Services Block Grant.--The Mental Health
Services Block Grant (MHSBG) provides funds for the provision of
services to adults with serious mental illness or children with
serious emotional disturbance.
(i) Substance Abuse Block Grant.--The Substance Abuse Block
Grant (SABG) provides funds to establish and maintain programs
to combat alcohol and drug abuse.
(j) Child Care and Development Fund Block Grant.--The Child
Care and Development Fund Block Grant (CCDFBG) is for the
provision of direct child care or to increase the quality and
availability of child care for low-income families.
(k) Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Block Grant.--
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Block Grant (TANFBG)
provides funds for the provision of cash grants, child care,
training and support services, child welfare and administration
for eligible families and individuals.
Section 107. Appropriations to Pennsylvania Higher Education
Assistance Agency.
The appropriations set forth in this act to the Pennsylvania
Higher Education Assistance Agency, which is an integral part
and arm of the Commonwealth and which is directly controlled by
the Commonwealth, shall supplement other Commonwealth funds
maintained by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance
Agency in order to fulfill its essential State governmental
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function of providing Commonwealth students with access to
higher education opportunities and providing essential higher
education programs for the benefit of Commonwealth students.
PART II
GENERAL FUND AND FEDERAL APPROPRIATIONS
FOR 2015-2016
SUBPART A
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
Section 201. Governor.
The following amounts are
appropriated to the Governor: Federal State
For the Office of the
Governor: including the
maintenance of the Governor's
Home, the expense of
entertainment of official guests
and members of the General
Assembly and the Judiciary,
participation in the Governor's
Conference, the expenses of the
Executive Board and the payment
of traveling expenses of persons
other than employees of the
Commonwealth appointed by the
Governor to represent or
otherwise serve the Commonwealth.
State appropriation....... 6,484,000
Section 202. Executive Offices.
The following amounts are
appropriated to the Executive
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Offices: Federal State
For the Office of
Administration.
State appropriation....... 8,176,000
To the Office of
Administration for payment of
Medicare Part B enrollment
penalties.
State appropriation....... 175,000
For Commonwealth Technology
Services.
State appropriation....... 53,018,000
The following Federal amounts
are appropriated to supplement
the sum appropriated for
Commonwealth Technology Services:
(1) "Information Sharing
Initiative."
Federal appropriation..... 246,000
(2) "NSTIC Grant."
Federal appropriation..... 225,000
For the Inspector General.
State appropriation....... 3,998,000
For investigation of welfare
fraud activities.
State appropriation....... 12,003,000
The following Federal amounts
are appropriated to supplement
the sum appropriated for
investigation of welfare fraud
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activities:
(1) "TANFBG - Program
Accountability."
Federal appropriation..... 1,500,000
(2) "Food Stamps - Program
Accountability."
Federal appropriation..... 7,000,000
(3) "Medical Assistance -
Program Accountability."
Federal appropriation..... 4,200,000
(4) "CCDFBG Subsidized Day
Care - Fraud Investigation."
Federal appropriation..... 905,000
For the Office of the Budget.
State appropriation....... 17,692,000
For the Office of General
Counsel.
State appropriation....... 3,222,000
For the Pennsylvania Human
Relations Commission.
State appropriation....... 8,789,000
The following Federal amounts
are appropriated to supplement
the sum appropriated for the
Pennsylvania Human Relations
Commission:
(1) "EEOC - Special Project
Grant."
Federal appropriation..... 1,562,000
(2) "HUD - Special Project
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Grant."
Federal appropriation..... 1,046,000
For the Council on the Arts.
State appropriation....... 892,000
The following Federal amounts
are appropriated to supplement
the sum appropriated for the
Council on the Arts:
(1) "National Endowment for
the Arts - Administration."
Federal appropriation..... 936,000
For the Juvenile Court Judges
Commission.
State appropriation....... 2,800,000
For the Public Employee
Retirement Commission.
State appropriation....... 962,000
For the Pennsylvania
Commission on Crime and
Delinquency.
State appropriation....... 4,433,000
The following Federal amounts
are appropriated to supplement
the sum appropriated for the
Pennsylvania Commission on Crime
and Delinquency:
(1) "Plan for Juvenile
Justice."
Federal appropriation..... 150,000
(2) (Reserved).
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(3) "Justice Assistance
Grants."
Federal appropriation..... 15,000,000
(4) (Reserved).
(5) "Justice Assistance
Grants - Administration."
Federal appropriation..... 1,300,000
(6) (Reserved).
(7) (Reserved).
(8) "Statistical Analysis
Center."
Federal appropriation..... 150,000
(9) "Criminal Identification
Technology."
Federal appropriation..... 1,000,000
(10) "Crime Victims'
Compensation Services."
Federal appropriation..... 8,500,000
(11) (Reserved).
(12) (Reserved).
(13) "Crime Victims'
Assistance."
Federal appropriation..... 40,000,000
(14) (Reserved).
(15) "Violence Against Women
Formula Grant Program."
Federal appropriation..... 6,000,000
(16) (Reserved).
(17) "Violence Against Women
Formula Grant Program -
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Administration."
Federal appropriation..... 600,000
(18) (Reserved).
(19) "Residential Substance
Abuse Treatment Program."
Federal appropriation..... 1,300,000
(20) (Reserved).
(21) "Crime Victims'
Assistance (VOCA) -
Administration/Operations."
Federal appropriation..... 2,000,000
(22) "Juvenile Accountability
Incentive Program."
Federal appropriation..... 500,000
(23) "Juvenile Accountability
Incentive Program -
Administration."
Federal appropriation..... 50,000
(24) (Reserved).
(25) (Reserved).
(26) "Juvenile Justice and
Delinquency Prevention."
Federal appropriation..... 3,000,000
(27) "Project Safe
Neighborhoods."
Federal appropriation..... 700,000
(28) "Justice and Mental
Health Collaboration."
Federal appropriation..... 240,000
(29) (Reserved).
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(30) (Reserved).
(31) (Reserved).
(32) (Reserved).
(33) "Assault Services
Program."
Federal appropriation..... 500,000
(34) (Reserved).
(35) (Reserved).
(36) (Reserved).
(37) (Reserved).
(38) (Reserved).
(39) (Reserved).
(40) (Reserved).
(41) (Reserved).
(42) (Reserved).
(43) "Second Chance Act -
Juvenile Offender Reentry."
Federal appropriation..... 1,000,000
(44) "Prosecutor and Defender
Incentives."
Federal appropriation..... 350,000
(45) (Reserved).
(46) (Reserved).
(47) (Reserved).
(48) "Combat Underage
Drinking Program."
Federal appropriation..... 100,000
(49) "Forensic Science
Program."
Federal appropriation..... 1,000,000
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