2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hall
Nursing Scholarships & Loans

Item 300 #18h

Item 300 #18h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2001 $0 FY2002 $920,000 GF

Page 291, line 15, strike "$2,944,059" and insert "$3,864,059".
Page 293, after line 35, insert:
"F. Out of this appropriation, $920,000 the second year from the general fund  is provided for nursing scholarships and a loan-forgiveness program for registered nurses who agree to be employed in a health care facility which serves as a safety-net provider of care in Virginia.  The Board of Health shall establish regulations (i) defining a safety-net, healthcare facility and (ii) increasing the amount of the loan to be forgiven over a five-year period."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)