2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McDonnell
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Item 313 #5h

Item 313 #5h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2001 $60,000 FY2002 $0 GF

Page 242, line 10, strike "$6,825,300" and insert "$6,885,300".
“In order to improve the training of certified nurse aides in the Commonwealth, the Department of Health shall provide nursing facilities the maximum flexibility allowed by the U.S. Health Care Financing Administration regarding the provision of on-site training for certified nurse aides.  The Department shall allow facilities to provide such on-site training regardless of the enforcement status of the facility, so long as serious patient health and safety violations are not involved.”

(This amendment provides $60,000 in the first year for the Health Department to implement regulations and distribute consent forms to physicians to ensure that women seeking abortions are fully informed and that consent is voluntarily given, pursuant to HB 1079.)