2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hamilton
Psychiatrist Recruitment and Retention (language only)

Item 306 #7h

Item 306 #7h

Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of

Page 236, line 24, after "A.", insert "1."
Page 237, line 9, after "enactment.", insert:
"2.  Out of this appropriation, $500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year shall be provided from the general fund for a program to maximize recruitment and retention of graduate medical students in psychiatry to serve in underserved areas."

(This amendment earmarks a portion of $1.0 million in scholarships, loan repayments, and other recruitment incentives to attract psychiatrists to underserved areas.)