2004 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Start-Up Funds for Mental Retardation Waiver Programs

Item 326 #47s

Item 326 #47s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2005 $2,000,000 FY2006 $0 GF

Page 250, line 37, strike "$4,057,098,577" and insert "$4,059,098,577".
Page 264, after line 47, insert:
"BBB.  Out of this appropriation, $2,000,000 from the general fund in the first year is provided for start-up costs related to the development of mental retardation waiver services.  Any unexpended appropriations as of June 30, 2005 shall not expire but be available for these purposes until June 30, 2006."

(This amendment adds $2.0 million from the general fund for the biennium to provide funding for the start-up costs of new mental retardation waiver services. Funding may be provided for items such as lease payments, renovations, staff training, and the purchase of equipment.)