2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Hope Project for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Item 425 #3h

Item 425 #3h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Public Safety
Veterans Services, Department of FY2009 $0 FY2010 $350,000 GF

Page 461, line 22, strike "$5,732,901" and insert "$6,082,901".
Page 462, after line 11, insert:
"D.  Out of the amounts for Veterans Benefit Services, $350,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to support Project Hope and the Movement Therapy Program, which assist disabled veterans with traumatic brain injuries in maintaining individual independence and employability."

(This amendment provides $350,000 the second year from the general fund for the Hope Project for disabled veterans with Traumatic Brain Injuries and the Movement Therapy Program operated by the National Rehabilitation and Rediscovery Foundation (NRRF). These programs increase individual independence and employability and reduce the risk of chronic mental health issues, institutionalization, and homelessness.)