1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Restore Service Funds for Piedmont

Item 386 #1c

Item 386 #1c

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Health And Human Resources
Piedmont Geriatric Hospital FY1999 $750,000 FY2000 $1,734,279 GF
FY1999 $3,637,527 FY2000 $8,298,824 NGF
FY1999 0.00 FY2000 355.00 FTE

Page 233, line 43, strike "$5,581,040" and insert "$9,968,567".

(This amendment restores service funding for Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. Companion amendments in Items 335 and 385 restore Medicaid, general fund, and special fund appropriations to Piedmont. 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.)