2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Puckett
Tazwell Dental Care for Children (language only)

Item 308 #3s

Item 308 #3s

Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of

Page 241, after line 12 insert:
"D.  Out of this appropriation, $175,000 the first year and
$175,000 the second year
shall be provided from the Cumberland Plateau Health District and the Tazewell County Health Department for a full-time dentist, full-time dental assistant, and part-time hygienist to provide dental health services to school age children in Tazewell County.  This program will provide patient treatment to school age children with an emphasis on prevention and education.  The Department shall report its progress on the re-implementation of this program to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by October 1, 2000."

(This amendment requires reinstatement of a children's dental health program in Tazewell County.)