2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Conference Report)

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Lease Costs for Local Human Services Buildings (language only)

Item 292 #1c

Item 292 #1c

Health And Human Resources
Department Of Health

Page 250, after line 36, insert:
"D.  In the event that the City of Suffolk or the City of Portsmouth begins construction of a new human services building to be jointly occupied by local health and human services agencies, the Commissioner of Health may request that the Governor include funding for the state's share of the local health department's cost of leasing space in the facility during the development of the next budget.  When preparing the budget, the Governor may consider the Commissioner's request for funding the state share of lease costs for the space occupied by the Suffolk or Portsmouth local health department in the newly constructed facility."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)