2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5001 (Committee Approved)

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Eliminate Contingency for Guardian Services (language only)

Item 301 #9s

Item 301 #9s

Health And Human Resources
Aging, Department for the

Page 232, strike lines 48 through 52.
Page 233, strike lines 1 and 2.

(This amendment eliminates language in the introduced budget making the additional funding for the Virginia Public Guardian and Conservator Program contingent upon the Governor's proposed tax plan. The introduced budget added $110,000 in the first year and $250,000 in the second year to establish five new Public Guardian and Conservator Programs in unserved areas. Currently, nine programs operate throughout the state and serve elderly and disabled adults who have no family or friends able to provide guardian services. This is one of several amendments addressing contingency funding for Olmstead initiatives.)