2014 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Barker
Co-Patron(s): Carrico, Colgan, Hanger, Howell, Lucas, Vogel, Wagner, Watkins
Restore Funding for Poison Control Centers (language only)

Item 291 #3s

Item 291 #3s

Health and Human Resources
Health, Department of

Page 242, line 28, strike the first "700,000" and insert "1,400,000".
Page 242, line 28, strike the second "700,000" and insert "1,400,000".
Page 242, line 29, strike "two" and insert "three".
Page 242, line 30, strike "centers serving the Commonwealth and" and insert:
Page 242, line 31, strike "determine which two shall continue to be provided state funds" and insert:
"and determine how best to provide and enhance use of these service as a resource for patients with mental health disorders and for health care providers treating patients with poison-related suicide attempts, substance abuse, and adverse medication events."
Page 242, line 32, strike "available funding between these two centers.  The general fund amounts" and insert "the general fund amounts between the three centers".
Page 242, line 32 strike "shall be".

(This amendment provides $700,000 GF each year to restore $300,000 per year that was reduced in the introduced budget and provides an additional $400,000 per year to ensure access to poison control services in the Commonwealth.)