2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5001 (Committee Approved)

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Restore Funding for Meals to the Elderly

Item 302 #1s

Item 302 #1s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Aging, Department for the FY2005 $400,000 FY2006 $400,000 GF

Page 233, line 40, strike "$15,711,959" and insert "$16,111,959".
Page 233, line 40, strike "$15,711,959" and insert "$16,111,959".
Page 234, after line 40, insert:
"E.  Out of this appropriation, $400,000 from the general fund each year shall be provided to area agencies on aging for the documented need for congregate or home-delivered meals."

(This amendment increases funding to the Department for the Aging by $400,000 each year from the general fund for additional meals for the elderly. It is estimated that this level of funding will provide 117,000 additional meals.)