1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Lay Medical Investigators

Item 323 #1h

Item 323 #1h

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY1999 $260,424 FY2000 $171,728 GF
FY1999 4.00 FY2000 4.00 FTE

Page 206, line 29, strike "$3,700,401" and insert "$3,960,825".
Page 206, line 29, strike "$4,303,723" and insert "$4,475,451".

(This amendment increases funding to the Department of Health for the Chief Medical Examiner to hire four district office medical investigators and purchase services from 10 field investigators. This amendment was recommended by the Crime Commission in its 1998 "Report on the Need for a Lay Medical Investigator System" to address the shortage of local medical examiners across the state.)