2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Jones S.C.
Expand HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Grants

Item 289 #2h

Item 289 #2h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2007 $250,000 FY2008 $250,000 GF

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"G.  Out of this appropriation, $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to expand HIV prevention grants to local or regional areas of the state where  (i) no HIV prevention programs are currently in place that target youth, (ii) the rate of HIV infection is above the overall state rate for the preceding year, or (iii) a specific at-risk population can be identified for targeted prevention programs.  Grants are to be awarded on a competitive basis and the award criteria should include a preference for prevention programs that have proven effective in other similar situations."

(This amendment provides additional funding to expand the HIV prevention program competitive grants to reach local or regional areas of the state under specific criteria.)