2000 Legislative Session: 4th Session, 36th Parliament
THIRD READING


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Certified correct as passed Third Reading on the 29th day of March, 2000
Ian D. Izard, Law Clerk


HONOURABLE PAUL RAMSEY
MINISTER OF FINANCE AND
CORPORATE RELATIONS

BILL 4 -- 2000

SUPPLY ACT (No. 1), 2000

Preamble

WHEREAS it appears by Message from the Honourable the Lieutenant Governor and the Estimates accompanying the Message that provision is required to defray certain expenses of the public service of the Province, and for other purposes connected with the public service, for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2001;

AND WHEREAS, in accordance with the Financial Administration Act, expenditures by Special Warrants of $376 900 000 in respect of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2000 have been submitted to the Legislature in the Schedule of this Act;

THEREFORE HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:

Voted expenses appropriation

1 From and out of the consolidated revenue fund there may be paid and applied in the manner and at the times the government may determine the sum of $5 500 000 000 towards defraying the charges and expenses of the public service of the Province for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2001, and being substantially 3/12 of the total amount of the votes of the main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2001, as laid before the Legislative Assembly at the present session.

Voted capital and loans, investment and other financing transactions appropriation

2 From and out of the consolidated revenue fund there may be paid and applied in the manner and at the times the government may determine the sum of $778 000 000 towards

(a) the disbursements for prepaid capital advances referred to in Schedule C of the main Estimates,

(b) capital expenditures referred to in Schedule D of the main Estimates, and

(c) loan, investment and other requirements referred to in Schedule E of the main Estimates,

and being substantially 1/2 of the total of the amounts referred to in those Schedules to the main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2001, as laid before the Legislative Assembly at the present session.

Voted revenue transfers appropriation

3 From and out of the consolidated revenue fund there may be paid and applied in the manner and at the times the government may determine the sum of $912 900 000 for disbursements referred to in Schedule F of the main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2001, as laid before the Legislative Assembly at the present session.

SCHEDULE

(Financial Administration Act, s. 24 (6))

1999-00 Special Warrants

Ministry and Description No. of
Warrant
Date Effective $ Amount of
Warrant
MINISTRY FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
To supplement Vote 21, Ministry Operations, to provide funding of costs for direct and indirect costs of salary compensation settlements.
1 February 10/00 41 400 000
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
To supplement Vote 22, Ministry Operations, to provide funding for the teachers' accord and contributions to independent schools.
2 February 10/00 23 300 00
MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND CORPORATE RELATIONS
To supplement Vote 28, Ministry Operations, to provide funding for the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre project.
3 February 10/00 70 000 000
MINISTRY OF FORESTS
To supplement Vote 34, Ministry Operations, to provide funding for higher than anticipated expenses for pest management and bridge rehabilitation on Forest Service Roads.
4 February 10/00 22 000 000
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
To supplement Vote 36, Ministry Operations, to provide funding for higher than anticipated expenses of Regional Programs, the Medical Services Plan and Pharmacare. 
5 February 10/00 217 400 000
MINISTRY OF ATTORNEY GENERAL
To supplement Schedule D, Financing Transactions Capital Expenditures, to provide funding for capitalized tenant improvements.
6 February 10/00 2 800 000

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