2013 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Peace
Co-Patron(s): BaCote, Brink, Bulova, Comstock, Filler-Corn, Garrett, Herring, Hope, Ingram, Jones, Keam, Kilgore, Krupicka, May, McClellan, Minchew, O'Bannon, Plum, Poindexter, Rust, Scott, James, Sherwood, Surovell, Watts, Yancey
Restore Funding for Healthy Families Virginia

Item 343 #1h

Item 343 #1h

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2013 $0 FY2014 $190,000 GF

Page 307, line 42, strike "$24,150,789" and insert "$24,340,789".
Page 308, line 26, strike "601,896" and insert "791,896".

(This amendment adds $190,000 from the general fund the second year to restore partial funding for Healthy Families Virginia. Since 2010, state funding for the program has been reduced from $5.4 million to $3.2 million. Five programs have closed and eight programs have merged due to budget reductions. Healthy Families Virginia is the Commonwealth's largest evidence-based early childhood home visiting service delivery model as defined by the federal Department of Health and Human Services. This public-private partnership contracts with the Department of Social Services to provide preventive services for at-risk families from before birth to age five.)