2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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VCU Palliative Care

Item 225 #7c

Item 225 #7c

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Commonwealth University FY2005 $0 FY2006 $150,000 GF

Page 206, line 7, strike "$369,458,572" and insert "$369,608,572".
Page 210, after line 40, insert:
"R. Out of this appropriation, $150,000 is provided from the general fund in the second year for the Medical College of Virginia Palliative Care Partnership."

(This amendment provides funding to support palliative care programs through the Medical College of Virginia. Palliative care programs seek to provide care and reduce suffering for patients in advanced stages of illness and their families through the interdisciplinary use of medical professionals, nurses, social workers, and advisors.)