2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Orrock
Emergency Medical Services

Item 301 #1h

Item 301 #1h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2001 $4,000,000 FY2002 $0 GF

Page 234, line 1, strike "$12,381,055" and insert "$16,381,055".
Page 234, after line 48, insert:
"F.  Out of this appropriation, $4,000,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to nonprofit emergency medical services organizations.
G.  Not withstanding the provisions of § 4-1.05 b.3. of this act, the Department of Planning and Budget is authorized to increase the nongeneral fund appropriation for this item by the amount generated by the proceeds of nongeneral funds from revenues generated from fees charged for the provision of Air Medivac services by the Department of State Police, in the event that the Department of State Police obtains authority to charge fees for the provision of Air Medivac services."

(This amendment provides $4,000,000 in the first year for volunteer rescue squads to meet expected service demands. Language is also added to increase the appropriation for emergency medical services by the amount of revenues received from Air Medivac fees, in the event that the Department of State Police receives the authority to charge for Air Medivac services.)