2011 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Whipple
Apply for Federal Pre-Pregnancy Family Planning Services

Item 286 #1s

Item 286 #1s

First Year - FY2011 Second Year - FY2012
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2011 $0 FY2012 $1,284,773 NGF

Page 239, line 9, strike "$114,221,975" and insert "$115,506,748".
Page 240, after line 7, insert:
"F.  The Commissioner of Health shall apply for available federal funding included within the Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act of 2010 in order to expand education for adolescents on abstinence and contraception services to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections."

(This amendment requires the Commissioner of Health to submit applications for federal funding that requires no state general fund match. The federal health care reform law has made available $1.3 million in federal funding that requires no general fund match to educate adolescents on both abstinence and contraception to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection and at least three of the following subjects: 1) healthy relationships 2) adolescent development 3) financial literacy 4) parent-child communication 5) educational and career success 6) healthy life skills such as goal-setting, stress management and interpersonal skills. All programs must replicate “evidence-based effective programs or incorporate elements of effective programs (based on scientific research to change behavior).