2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Local Health Department Funding

Item 308 #8c

Item 308 #8c

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2001 $1,701,769 FY2002 $1,701,769 GF

Page 240, line 6, strike "$163,196,014" and insert "$164,897,783".
Page 240, line 6, strike "$163,289,409" and insert "$164,991,178".
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 provides additional funding to local health departments for health services through the Cooperative Health Department funding formula.)