1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB29 (Committee Approved)

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Loss of Federal Funds-Services for Mentally Retarded

Item 531 #4h

Item 531 #4h

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY1997 $0 FY1998 $994,654 GF

Page 129, line 6, strike "($14,621,280)" and insert "($13,626,626)".
Page 131 after line 9, insert:
"K.  In addition to the amounts provided in Chapter 924 of the 1997 Acts of Assembly, a supplement of $994,654 is provided from the general fund for Item 333, Financial Assistance for Health Services, in the second year."

(This amendment provides state funds to offset the loss of federal funds, to continue services for 243 mentally retarded individuals who no longer qualify for Medicaid.)