2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Kory
Co-Patron(s): Filler-Corn, Keam, LeMunyon, Lopez, Plum, Sickles, Simon, Surovell
EpiPen Grants

Item 136 #21h

Item 136 #21h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2015 $0 FY2016 $475,000 GF

Page 113, line 32, strike "$6,333,616,326" and insert "$6,334,091,326".
Page 115, after line 16, insert:
"EpiPen Grants          $0         $475,000".
Page 115, line 18, strike "$22,103,083" and insert "$22,578,083".
Page 145, after line 5, insert:
"36.  Out of this appropriation, $475,000 the second year from the general fund is allocated to support the purchase of auto-injectable epinephrine (EpiPens) in the public schools in the Commonwealth."

(This amendment provides $475,000 the second year from the general fund to support the purchase of EpiPens in the public schools. The allocation is intended to provide help to offset approximately half of the estimated annual local cost currently incurred by school divisions in compliance with the requirements in § 22.1-274.2.)