2013 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Alexander
Funding for Proton Beam Therapy

Item 297 #2s

Item 297 #2s

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2013 $0 FY2014 $7,000,000 GF

Page 256, line 42, strike "$12,497,162" and insert "$19,497,162".
Page 259, line 38, strike "510,000" and insert "7,510,000".

(This amendment adds $7.0 million from the general fund the second year to increase support for proton therapy treatment at the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute. The Institute is the largest proton treatment center in the U.S. and the only one with dedicated research space. The facility is projected to serve about 2,000 patients per year. Funds will be used to advance proton therapy methodologies to improve patient outcomes, support research, and implement patient outreach.)