2012 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1301 (Conference Report)

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Funding for Proton Beam Therapy

Item 297 #6c

Item 297 #6c

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2013 $1,500,000 FY2014 $0 GF

Page 220, line 2, strike "$13,040,065" and insert "$14,540,065".
Page 222, after line 43, insert:
"T.  Out of this appropriation, $1,500,000 the first year from the general fund is designated to Hampton University Foundation to support efforts for proton therapy in the treatment of cancerous tumors with fewer side effects."

(This amendment provides $1.5 million from the general fund the first year to support proton therapy treatment at Hampton University. A companion amendment to Item 253 of this act removes the general fund base for proton therapy treatment at Hampton University, which had been funded in Higher Education in the introduced budget.)