2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hamilton
Automated External Defibrillators in ALFs

Item 337 #1h

Item 337 #1h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2007 $1,485,000 FY2008 $0 GF

Page 299, line 18, strike "$44,604,968" and insert "$46,089,968".
Page 300, after line 39, insert:
"H.  Out of this appropriation, $1,485,000 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 assisted living facilities.  The Department of Social Services shall work with the Virginia Department of Health Office of Emergency Services and licensed assisted living 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 assisted living facilities with automated external defibrillators and train staff on the use of such equipment.)