2000 Legislative Session: 4th Session, 36th Parliament
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HONOURABLE PAUL RAMSEY
MINISTER OF FINANCE AND
CORPORATE RELATIONS

BILL 31 2000

SUPPLY ACT, 2000-2001

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 the Budget documents disclose that the most likely forecast of the summary deficit for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2001 is $978 000 000;

AND WHEREAS the Budget documents include a $300 000 000 forecast allowance to provide for unanticipated fluctuations in government revenues and expenses, that increases the budget deficit to $1 278 000 000;

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 $22 082 097 000, as set forth in Schedule 1, towards defraying the charges and expenses of the public service of the Province for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2001, the sum to include that authorized to be paid under section 1 of the Supply Act (No. 1), 2000 and section 1 of the Supply Act (No. 2), 2000.

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 $1 555 970 000 towards

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

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

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

as set forth in Schedule 2, towards defraying the charges and expenditures of the public service of the Province for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2001, the sum to include that authorized to be paid under section 2 of the Supply Act (No. 1), 2000.

 
Schedule 1

2000/2001 Schedule of Expenses

Sums granted to Her Majesty for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2001 and the purposes for which they are granted

Vote
Number
Ministry/Office or Minister/Program $
1 Legislation 38 082 000
2 Auditor General 6 645 000
3 Office of the Child, Youth and Family Advocate 1 324 000
4 Conflict of Interest Commissioner 312 000
5 Elections B.C. 9 976 000
6 Information and Privacy Commissioner 2 280 000
7 Ombudsman 4 610 000
8 Police Complaints Commissioner 1 127 000
9 Office of the Premier 2 713 000
10 Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs 40 607 000
11 Ministry of Advanced Education, Training and Technology 1 682 444 000
12 Ministry of Advanced Education, Training and Technology 39 733 000
13 Ministry of Advanced Education, Training and Technology 180 516 000
14 Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries 61 097 000
15 Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries 28 909 000
16 Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries 3 042 000
17 Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries 896 000
18 Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries 6 500 000
19 Ministry of Attorney General 828 499 000
20 Ministry of Attorney General 50 028 000
21 Ministry of Attorney General 44 019 000
22 Ministry for Children and Families 1 500 955 000
23 Ministry of Community Development, Cooperatives and Volunteers 22 730 000
24 Ministry of Education   4 536 431 000
25 Ministry of Employment and Investment 37 154 000
26 Ministry of Employment and Investment 1 000
27 Ministry of Energy and Mines 37 969 000
28 Ministry of Energy and Mines 1 200 000
29 Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks 154 948 000
30 Ministry of Finance and Corporate Relations 104 761 000
31 Ministry of Finance and Corporate Relations 8 256 000
32 Ministry of Finance and Corporate Relations 1 000
33 Ministry of Finance and Corporate Relations 1 000
34 Ministry of Forests 297 814 000
35 Ministry of Forests 76 808 000
36 Ministry of Health 8 125 203 000
37 Ministry of Health 6 992 000
38 Ministry of Labour 29 752 000
39 Ministry of Multiculturalism and Immigration 12 225 000
40 Ministry of Multiculturalism and Immigration 11 963 000
41 Ministry of Municipal Affairs 36 744 000
42 Ministry of Municipal Affairs 101 096 000
43 Ministry of Small Business, Tourism and Culture 73 324 000
44 Ministry of Small Business, Tourism and Culture 10 963 000
45 Ministry of Social Development and Economic Security 2 026 375 000
46 Ministry of Transportation and Highways 464 471 000
47 Ministry of Women's Equality 54 425 000
48 Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations 
Management of Public Funds and Debt
1 009 000 000
49 Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations BC Family Bonus 152 000 000
50 Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations 
Contingencies (All Ministries) and New Programs
125 000 000
51 Several Ministers Commissions on Collection of Public Funds 
and Allowance for Doubtful Revenue Accounts
1 000
52 Minister of Environment, Lands and Parks 
Environmental Assessment and Land Use Coordination
14 891 000
53 Minister of Environment, Lands and Parks 
Environmental Boards and Forest Appeals Commission
2 014 000
54 Minister of Forests; Minister of Environment, Lands and Parks 
Forest Practices Board
5 151 000
55 Minister of Environment, Lands and Parks Green Economy Initiative 5 000 000
56 Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations Public Sector Employer's Council 3 119 000
  TOTAL 22 082 097 000

Schedule 2

2000/2001 Schedule of Capital and Loans, Investment and Other Financing Requirements

Sums granted to Her Majesty for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2001 and the purposes for which they are granted

  $
Schedule C Prepaid Capital Advances 1 235 210 000
Schedule D Capital Asset Expenditures 213 670 000
Schedule E Loan, Investment and Other Requirements 107 090 000
TOTAL 1 555 970 000

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