2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Pneumonia and Flu Vaccines-Employees in Nurs. Homes

Item 304 #3c

Item 304 #3c

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2001 $40,000 FY2002 $40,000 GF

Page 235, line 13, strike "$47,317,284" and insert "$47,357,284".
Page 235, line 13, strike "$47,324,396" and insert "$47,364,396".
Companion Language Amendment:  “The Department of Health shall develop and implement a program to reduce the rate of asthma-related hospitalizations, and to facilitate more effective management of asthma.  The program will place primary emphasis upon, but not be limited to, children between the ages of 0 and 18 years.  The Department of Health will use this appropriation to leverage additional resources through partnerships, in-kind contributions from stakeholders, and grant writing for additional private or federal funding.  The State Health Commission shall provide the State Board of Health with an initial report concerning the development, implementation and effectiveness of the program prior to December 1, 2001.

(This amendment adds $40,000 from the general fund each year to provide pneumococcal and influenza vaccines to employees of nursing homes through local health departments.)