1999 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1450 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Diamonstein
Co-Patron(s): Davies, Hamilton, Melvin, Morgan
Contracts for Elderly Services (language only)

Item 306 #2h

Item 306 #2h

Health And Human Resources
Aging, Department for the

Page 246, line 36, before "Included" insert "A."
Page 246, after line 44, insert:
"B.  As a condition of this appropriation, the Department for the Aging shall contract, using existing funding for these programs, with a single private sector entity for administration of:  the long-term care ombudsman program; the Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP); programs for the prevention of abuse, neglect, and exploitation; and state elder rights and legal assistance development programs."

(This amendment directs the Department of Aging to enter into a contract with a private entity for provision of some services for elderly persons.)