1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Restore Admin. Funds for Piedmont

Item 385 #1c

Item 385 #1c

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Health And Human Resources
Piedmont Geriatric Hospital FY1999 $0 FY2000 $15,649 GF
FY1999 $0 FY2000 $6,295,389 NGF

Page 233, strike lines 15 through 42.
Page 233, after line 42, insert:
"Piedmont Geriatric Hospital shall not be closed.  Any plan to reduce appropriations or the capacity for Piedmont Geriatric Hospital shall be submitted to the General Assembly for approval."

(This amendment restores administrative funding for Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. Companion amendments in Items 335 and 386 restore Medicaid, general fund and special fund appropriations to Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. These amendments reverse the proposed actions in the introduced budget to transfer 229 geriatric patients from state hospitals to nursing homes, including closure of Piedmont by July 1, 1999.)