2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hamilton
Automated External Defibrillators in Nursing Facilities

Item 286 #5h

Item 286 #5h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2007 $700,000 FY2008 $0 GF

Page 245, line 1, strike "$24,774,923" and insert "$25,474,923".
Page 300, after line 39, insert:
"H.  Out of this appropriation, $700,000 the first year from the general fund shall be provided for the purchase of automated external defibrillators and staff training in the use of such equipment in licensed nursing facilities.  The Office of Emergency Services shall work with the Center for Quality health Care Services and consumer Protection and licensed nursing facilities to determine how to allocate funding for the equipment and staff training to ensure each facility is equipped and able to use the equipment appropriately in case of an emergency."

(This amendment provides one-time funding to equip licensed nursing facilities with automated external defibrillators and train staff on the use of such equipment.)