2011 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Conference Report)

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Maintain Funding for Children's Services (language only)

Item 286 #2c

Item 286 #2c

Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of

Page 240, after line 7, insert:
"F.  It is the intent of the General Assembly that the Commissioner of Health continue providing services through child development clinics and access to children's dental services."

(This amendment requires the Department of Health to maintain funding for services provided through child development clinics and dental services for children. The Health Department provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations to identify learning disabilities, developmental delays or disabilities, behavioral disabilities or diagnoses, treatment planning and short-term coordination of care; information and referral; screenings for early identification of developmental disorders (such as Head Start programs), and screening for eligibility for the Individual and Family Developmental Disabilities Support (DD) Waiver.)