2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

Remote Area Medical Health Expedition (RAM)

Item 531 #90h

Item 531 #90h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2005 $0 FY2006 $25,000 GF

Page 482, after line 18, insert:
"Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Cultural and Artistic Affairs, $25,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to Remote Area Medical Health Expedition."

(This amendment provides $25,000 from the general fund in the second year to Remote Area Medical Health Expedition, a nonprofit, all-volunteer medical relief corps serving remote and impoverished areas in the United States and abroad. During the expedition's most recent event in Wise County, more than 6,000 patients were treated for various illnesses. The total free medical care offered at this three-day event was valued in excess of $1 million. Another event is planned for 2005.)