2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ticer
Children's Hearing Aids

Item 304 #5s

Item 304 #5s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing, Department for the FY2005 $0 FY2006 $125,000 GF

Page 282, line 36, strike "$1,381,573" and insert "$1,506,573".
Page 283, after line 3, insert:
"C.  Out of this appropriation, $125,000 from the general fund the second year shall be transferred to the Assistive Technology Loan Fund Authority (ATLFA) to provide loans and grants for hearing aids for children from birth through age 5.  Funding may also be used to "buy down" the interest rate of existing loans to ensure the maximum availability of no-interest loans to families needing hearing aids for their children."

(This amendment provides funding to make available hearing aids for children up to age 6.)