Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission; transfer of funds to Medicaid. (SB753)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission; repeal; transfer of funds to Medicaid. Repeals the enabling legislation of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission (the Commission) and directs that all funds in the Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Fund (the Fund), the Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Endowment, and the Virginia Tobacco Region Revolving Fund be transferred to the Commonwealth's Medicaid program. The bill also authorizes the Department of Medical Assistance Services to seek to recover any payments from the Fund that it determines were made incorrectly or erroneously by the Commission and directs the Auditor of Public Accounts to audit the accounts of the Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/22/2016Presented and ordered printed 16101704D
01/22/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
02/01/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB753)
02/02/2016Passed by indefinitely in Finance (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)