2012 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Puckett
Restore Funding for MEOC - Companion Care

Item 284 #7s

Item 284 #7s

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Health And Human Resources
Aging, Department for the FY2013 $27,192 FY2014 $54,385 GF

Page 211, line 23, strike "$30,569,939" and insert "$30,597,131".
Page 211, line 23, strike "$30,188,716" and insert "$30,243,101".
Page 212, line 24, strike "27,192 the first" and insert "54,385 each".

(This amendment restores funding for companion care provided by Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. MEOC's companion care pilot project is a national award-winning provider that delivers relief to caregivers providing round-the-clock care for family members. The introduced budget proposed to reduce funding by 50 percent in FY 2013 and 100 percent in FY 2014.)