2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Edwards
Public Guardian & Conservator Program (SB 719)

Item 301 #10s

Item 301 #10s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Aging, Department for the FY2005 $0 FY2006 $800,000 GF

Page 280, line 7, strike "$27,458,352" and insert "$28,258,352".
Page 281, after line 25, insert:
"K.  Out of this appropriation, $800,000 the second year from the general fund shall be used to create fifteen new Public Guardian and Conservator Programs in unserved or underserved regions of the Commonwealth.  Up to $50,000 of this annual allocation may be used for operational support.  "

(This amendment provides additional funding for the costs of implementing Senate Bill 719 that allows courts to appoint guardians for incapacitated individuals.)