Substitute House Bill No. 6669

Special Act No. 01-9

AN ACT MAKING DEFICIENCY APPROPRIATIONS AND TRANSFERRING FUNDS TO AGENCIES WITH DEFICIENCIES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2001.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. The appropriation to the Office of Policy and Management in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Distressed Municipalities, is reduced by $700,000.

Sec. 2. The appropriation to the Office of Policy and Management in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Property Tax Relief Elderly Circuit Breaker, is reduced by $2,400,000.

Sec. 3. The appropriation to the Office of Policy and Management in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for P.I.L.O.T.-New Manufacturing Machinery and Equipment, is reduced by $2,400,000.

Sec. 4. The appropriation to Retired State Employees Health Service Cost in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Other Expenses, is reduced by $3,150,000.

Sec. 5. The appropriation to the Department of Banking in section 16 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 6 of special act 00-13, for Other Expenses, is reduced by $125,000.

Sec. 6. The appropriation to the Department of Insurance in section 17 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 7 of special act 00-13, for Other Expenses, is reduced by $100,000.

Sec. 7. The appropriation to the Office of Consumer Counsel in section 18 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 8 of special act 00-13, for Other Expenses, is reduced by $18,200.

Sec. 8. The appropriation to the Department of Public Utility Control in section 18 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 8 of special act 00-13, for Other Expenses, is reduced by $120,000.

Sec. 9. The appropriation to the Workers' Compensation Commission in section 19 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 9 of special act 00-13, for Personal Services, is reduced by $200,000.

Sec. 10. The appropriation to the Workers' Compensation Commission in section 19 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 9 of special act 00-13, for Other Expenses, is reduced by $184,000.

Sec. 11. The appropriation to the Workers' Compensation Commission in section 19 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 9 of special act 00-13, for Rehabilitative Services, is reduced by $240,000.

Sec. 12. The following sums are appropriated for the purposes herein specified for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001:

 

GENERAL FUND

 
   

$

 

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

 
 

Medicaid

27,800,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
 

Excess Cost - Student Based

1,400,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

 
 

Other Expenses

490,000

     
 

TOTAL

 
 

GENERAL FUND

29,690,000

     
 

SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND

 
     
 

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

 
 

Other Expenses

229,000

     
 

MISCELLANEOUS APPROPRIATIONS

 
 

ADMINISTERED BY THE

 
 

COMPTROLLER

 
     
 

EMPLOYERS SOCIAL SECURITY TAX

 
 

Other Expenses

250,000

     
 

STATE EMPLOYEES HEALTH

 
 

SERVICE COST

 
 

Other Expenses

350,000

     
 

TOTAL NON-FUNCTIONAL

600,000

     
 

TOTAL

 
 

SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND

829,000

Sec. 13. The sum of $1,000,000 appropriated to Retired State Employees Health Service Cost in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Other Expenses, shall be transferred to the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, for Personal Services.

Sec. 14. The funds appropriated to the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, in special act 01-5, for General Assistance Managed Care, shall not lapse on June 30, 2001, and such funds shall continue to be available for such purpose during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2002.

Sec. 15. The sum of $3,500,000 appropriated to Employers Social Security Tax in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Other Expenses, shall be transferred to the Department of Social Services for Medicaid.

Sec. 16. The following sums appropriated to the following agencies in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for the purposes herein specified shall be transferred to the Department of Social Services for Medicaid:

   

$

 
 

LEGISLATIVE MANAGEMENT

 
 

Personal Services

1,350,000

 

Other Expenses

740,000

 

Equipment

49,000

 

Industrial Renewal Plan

9,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

2,148,000

     
 

COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

 
 

Personal Services

21,580

 

Other Expenses

5,340

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

26,920

     
 

LATINO AND PUERTO RICAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION

 
 

Personal Services

15,000

 

Other Expenses

3,900

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

18,900

     
 

AFRICAN AMERICAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION

 
 

Personal Services

12,040

 

Other Expenses

3,890

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

15,930

     
 

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE

 
 

Personal Services

145,000

     
 

SECRETARY OF THE STATE

 
 

Personal Services

38,500

 

Other Expenses

50,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

88,500

     
 

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR'S OFFICE

 
 

Personal Services

25,000

 

Other Expenses

2,500

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

27,500

     
 

ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION

 
 

Personal Services

1,250

     
 

ETHICS COMMISSION

 
 

Other Expenses

5,000

 

Lobbyist Electronic Filing Program

2,100

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

7,100

     
 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION

 
 

Other Expenses

5,950

     
 

STATE PROPERTIES REVIEW BOARD

 
 

Other Expenses

4,000

     
 

STATE TREASURER

 
 

Personal Services

140,000

 

Other Expenses

21,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

161,000

     
 

DIVISION OF SPECIAL REVENUE

 
 

Personal Expenses

30,000

 

Other Expenses

80,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

110,000

     
 

OFFICE OF POLICY AND MANAGEMENT

 
 

Other Expenses

87,900

 

High Efficiency Licensing Program

20,000

 

Private Providers

232,500

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

340,400

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS

 
 

Personal Services

485,000

 

Other Expenses

245,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

730,000

     
 

OFFICE OF WORKFORCE COMPETITIVENESS

 
 

Personal Services

100,000

 

Other Expenses

25,000

 

CETC Workforce

270,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

395,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

 
 

Other Expenses

225,000

 

Loss Control Risk Management

17,750

 

Employees Review Board

2,200

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

244,950

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 
 

Personal Services

75,000

 

Other Expenses

2,500

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

77,500

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

 
 

Other Expenses

225,000

 

Management Services

200,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

425,000

     
 

ATTORNEY GENERAL

 
 

Personal Services

100,000

     
 

DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

 
 

Personal Services

1,250,000

 

Other Expenses

105,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

1,355,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

 
 

Fleet Purchase

1,740,000

     
 

POLICE OFFICER STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL

 
 

Personal Services

19,500

 

Other Expenses

44,400

 

Alzheimer's Association

2,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

65,900

     
 

COMMISSION ON FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL

 
 

Other Expenses

30,800

   

 

DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION

 
 

Personal Services

39,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

 
 

Personal Services

245,000

 

Other Expenses

47,000

 

Workforce Investment Act

400,000

 

Vocational and Manpower Training

92,500

 

Displaced Homemakers

16,350

 

Community Employment Incentive Program

131,000

 

Non-Traditional Occupational Training

16,900

 

Machine Tool Job Training

6,500

 

Opportunity Industrial Centers

6,250

 

Opportunity Certificate and AEITC

625,000

 

Food Stamp Training Expenses

6,500

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

1,593,000

     
 

COMMISSION ON HUMANS RIGHTS AND

 
 

OPPORTUNITIES

 
 

Personal Services

65,000

 

Other Expenses

20,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

85,000

     
 

OFFICE OF PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

 
 

Personal Services

45,000

 

Other Expenses

15,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

60,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

 
 

Personal Services

450,000

 

Other Expenses

170,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

620,000

     
 

CONNECTICUT HISTORICAL COMMISSION

 
 

Personal Services

33,000

 

Other Expenses

3,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

36,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 
 

Personal Services

85,000

 

Other Expenses

150,000

 

Cluster Initiative

100,000

 

Assisted Living Demonstration

223,000

 

Congregate Facilities Operation Costs

200,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

758,000

     
 

AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION

 
 

Personal Services

50,000

 

Other Expenses

15,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

65,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

 
 

Personal Services

490,000

 

Other Expenses

260,000

 

Young Parents Program

10,000

 

Pregnancy Healthline

5,500

 

Needle and Syringe Exchange Program

21,000

 

Children's Health Initiative

85,000

 

Medicaid Administration

174,000

 

Community Health Services

191,000

 

Emergency Medical Services Regional Offices

19,500

 

Loan Repayment Program

8,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

1,264,000

     
 

OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE ACCESS

 
 

Personal Services

110,000

 

Other Expenses

20,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

130,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION

 
 

Personal Services

1,725,000

 

Rent Subsidy Program

40,000

 

Family Reunion Program

7,000

 

Employment Opportunities and Day Services

650,000

 

Community Residential Services

1,800,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

4,222,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
 

Basic Skills Exam Teachers in Training

34,000

 

Early Childhood Program

1,420,000

 

Development of Mastery Exams

165,000

 

Minor Repairs to Plant

8,000

 

OPEN Choice Program

1,700,000

 

Magnet Schools

300,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

3,627,000

     
 

COMMISSION ON THE DEAF AND HEARING IMPAIRED

 
 

Personal Services

35,000

 

Other Expenses

5,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

40,000

     
 

STATE LIBRARY

 
 

Personal Services

70,000

 

Equipment-Law Department

20,000

 

Library & Educational Materials

19,000

 

Basic Cultural Resources Grant

36,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

145,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

 
 

Personal Services

112,500

 

Other Expenses

10,500

 

Minority Advancement Program

139,500

 

National Service Act

26,000

 

Minority Teacher Incentive Program

28,500

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

317,000

     
 

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT

 
 

Operating Expenses

167,310

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION

 
 

Personal Services

1,480,290

 

Other Expenses

500,300

 

Aid to Paroled and Discharged Inmates

3,800

 

Volunteer Services

10,000

 

Inmate Medical Services

750,000

 

Community Residential Services

575,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

2,839,100

     
 

JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT

 
 

Personal Services

550,000

 

Alternative Incarceration Program

145,000

 

Justice Education Center

11,700

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

706,700

     
 

TOTAL TRANSFERS TO MEDICAID

25,459,000

Sec. 17. The sum of $441,000 appropriated to the Department of Revenue Services in subsection (a) of section 43 of special act 99-10, and carried forward by subsection (b) of said section and under the provisions of subsection (a) of section 4-89 of the general statutes, shall be transferred to the Department of Social Services, for Medicaid.

Sec. 18. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (c) of section 40 of public act 99-2 of the June special session, the sum of $300,000 appropriated to the Office of Health Care Access in subsection (a) of section 43 of special act 99-10 and transferred to the Office of Policy and Management in section 51 of public act 00-02 of the June special session, for the Distressed Hospital Loan/Grant Program, shall be transferred to the Department of Social Services, for Medicaid.

Sec. 19. The sum of $1,000,000 appropriated to the Department of Social Services in section 35 of special act 00-13, for Community Services, shall be transferred to Medicaid.

Sec. 20. The sum of $379,000 appropriated to the State Library in subsection (a) of section 43 of special act 99-10 and carried forward by section 30 of special act 00-13, for Relocation of State Library Archives, shall be transferred to the Department of Social Services, for State Administered General Assistance.

Sec. 21. The sum of $3,121,000 appropriated to The University of Connecticut in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Operating Expenses, shall be transferred to the Department of Social Services for State Administered General Assistance.

Sec. 22. The sum of $480,000 appropriated to The University of Connecticut in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Operating Expenses, shall be transferred to the Board of Education and Services for the Blind, for Personal Services.

Sec. 23. The sum of $223,368 appropriated to The University of Connecticut in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Operating Expenses, shall be transferred to the Board of Education and Services for the Blind, for Other Expenses.

Sec. 24. The following sums appropriated to the following agencies in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for the purposes herein specified shall be transferred to the Board of Education and Services for the Blind, for Other Expenses:

   

$

 

CHARTER OAK STATE COLLEGE

 
 

Operating Expenses

30,000

 

Distance Learning Consortium

25,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

55,000

     
 

TEACHERS' RETIREMENT BOARD

 
 

Personal Services

17,000

 

Other Expenses

25,000

 

Retirees Health Service Cost

250,000

 

Municipal Retiree Health Insurance Cost

250,000

     
 

AGENCY TOTAL

542,000

     
 

TOTAL TRANSFER TO OTHER EXPENSES

597,000

Sec. 25. The following sums appropriated to the following agencies in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for the purposes herein specified shall be transferred to the Department of Children and Families, for Other Expenses:

   

$

 

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER

 
 

Operating Expenses

363,989

     
 

REGIONAL COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGES

 
 

Operating Expenses

446,011

     
 

TOTAL TRANSFER TO OTHER EXPENSES

810,000

Sec. 26. The sum of $1,700,000 appropriated to the Regional Community-Technical Colleges in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Operating Expenses, shall be transferred to the Department of Children and Families for No Nexus Special Education.

Sec. 27. The following sums appropriated to the following agencies in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for the purposes herein specified shall be transferred to the Department of Children and Families, for Board and Care for Children - Adoption:

   

$

 

REGIONAL COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL

 
 

COLLEGES

 
 

Operating Expenses

699,674

     
 

CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY

 
 

Operating Expenses

3,663,186

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION

 
 

Personal Services

837,140

     
 

TOTAL TRANSFER TO BOARD AND CARE FOR

CHILDREN - ADOPTION

5,200,000

Sec. 28. The sum of $1,800,000 appropriated to the Department of Correction in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Personal Services, shall be transferred to the Department of Children and Families for Board and Care for Children - Residential.

Sec. 29. The sum of $540,000 appropriated to Employers Social Security Tax in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Other Expenses, shall be transferred to the Public Defender Service Commission, for Special Public Defenders - Non-Contractual.

Sec. 30. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001, the Department of Social Services shall transfer $6,679,766 from the Child Day Care account (SID 661) and $5,466,677 from the Child Day Care account (SID 706) to the Social Services Block Grant in accordance with H.R. 4577, which allows for the transfer of up to 10% of the federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families block grant to the Social Services Block Grant.

Sec. 31. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001, revenue received by the Department of Administrative Services-Financial Services Center/Collections, from Medicaid managed care plans, for services performed at Riverview Hospital, shall be deposited in the General Fund and credited to a non-lapsing account in the Department of Social Services and shall be available for expenditure by the Department of Social Services, for the payment of Medicaid claims.

Sec. 32. The appropriation to the State Comptroller in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Personal Services, is reduced by $339,000.

Sec. 33. The appropriation to the State Comptroller in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Other Expenses, is reduced by $125,000.

Sec. 34. The appropriation to the Department of Revenue Services in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Personal Services, is reduced by $230,000.

Sec. 35. The appropriation to the Office of Policy and Management in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Personal Services, is reduced by $675,000.

Sec. 36. The appropriation to the Office of Policy and Management in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Other Expenses, is reduced by $22,100.

Sec. 37. The appropriation to the Department of Correction in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Personal Services, is reduced by $1,000,000.

Sec. 38. The appropriation to The University of Connecticut in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Operating Expenses, is reduced by $388,000.

Sec. 39. The sum of $420,000 appropriated to the Department of Revenue Services in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Personal Services, shall be transferred to the Attorney General, for Other Expenses.

Sec. 40. The sum of $300,000 appropriated to the Department of Revenue Services in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Other Expenses, shall be transferred to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, for Other Expenses.

Sec. 41. The sum of $85,000 appropriated to the Department of Public Works in section 11 of special act 99-10, as amended by section 1 of special act 00-13, for Other Expenses, shall be transferred to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, for Other Expenses.

Sec. 42. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001, with the approval of the Office of Policy and Management, the Department of Social Services may credit to a non-lapsing account in the General Fund and expend from such non-lapsing account, the amounts necessary for payment of the federal share or recoveries established under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program.

Approved June 6, 2001