2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hodges
Increase Body Transport Fees

Item 285 #1h

Item 285 #1h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Health and Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2015 $250,000 FY2016 $250,000 GF

Page 234, line 46, strike "$10,948,188" and insert "$11,198,188".
Page 234, line 46, strike "$10,948,188" and insert "$11,198,188".

(This amendment adds $250,000 each year from the general fund for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to increase the trip and mileage fees paid to funeral directors to transport decedents, who do not require autopsy, to or from one of the four district offices or central office for external examination with cause of death determination, death certification, and body fluids taken for toxicological studies for this examination of the body. The transport fee shall be increased from a flat rate of $100 to $175 per trip (for the first 25 miles) and the mileage charge shall be increased from $1.50 to $2.00 per mile for each mile above the first 25 miles.)