2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Morgan
Co-Patron(s): Amundson, Baskerville, Brink, Darner, Deeds, Devolites, Harris, Ingram, Kilgore, Nixon, Plum, Pollard, Reid
Asthma Management Plan

Item 304 #2h

Item 304 #2h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2001 $0 FY2002 $210,716 GF
FY2001 0.00 FY2002 1.25 FTE

Page 295, line 18, strike "$48,102,214" and insert "$48,312,930".
Page 296, after line 24, insert:
"G.  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 shall 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 Commissioner 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 funds for development of a plan for reducing asthma-related hospitalizations and for better managing asthma.)