2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Nurse Staffing Shortage (language only)

Item 130 #4c

Item 130 #4c

Commerce And Trade
Virginia Employment Commission

Page 85, after line 26, insert:
"D.  The Virginia Workforce Council shall develop a Workforce Investment Act Plan to identify the funding amount needed and the funding source to train nurses.  The plan shall be submitted to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance Committee, the House Appropriations Committee, and the Joint Commission on Health Care prior to September 1, 2002."

(This amendment directs the Virginia Workforce Council to prepare a funding plan to train nurses in order to address the shortage of trained nurses in Virginia. This is a recommendation of the Joint Commission on Health Care.)