2004 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hawkins
Southside Virginia MEDAssist Program

Item 314 #4s

Item 314 #4s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2005 $126,741 FY2006 $0 GF

Page 242, line 31, strike "$166,547,101" and insert "$166,673,842".
Page 242, line 51, strike "$1,800,571" and insert "$1,927,312".
Page 243, after line 29, insert:
"3.  Out of this appropriation, $126,741 in the first year from the general fund shall be paid to the Virginia Health Care Foundation to fund the development of the MEDAssist Program to make available affordable prescription medications to the uninsured and medicaly underserved populations of southside Virginia."

(This amendment provides $126,741 to the Virginia Health Care Foundation to fund the establishment of the MEDAssist Program that would assist the uninsured and medically underserved populations of the counties of Campbell, Franklin, Halifax, Henry, and Pittsylvania and the Cities of Danville and Martinsville in the acquisition of affordable prescription medications.)