1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Restore Funds for Eastern State Hospital

Item 355 #1c

Item 355 #1c

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Health And Human Resources
Eastern State Hospital FY1999 $167,400 FY2000 $390,692 GF

Page 225, line 22, strike "$38,828,173" and insert "$38,995,573".
Page 225, line 22, strike "$38,869,737" and insert "$39,260,429".

(This amendment restores funding for geriatric services at Eastern State Hospital. Companion amendments in Items 335, 385, 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 the closure of Piedmont by July 1, 1999.)