2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Landes
First Responder Training to Assist Individuals with Alzheimer's

Item 326 #1h

Item 326 #1h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Health and Human Resources
Aging and Rehabilitative Services, Department for FY2015 $0 FY2016 $50,000 GF

Page 297, line 26, strike "$33,409,809" and insert "$33,459,809".
Page 298, after line 31, insert:
" J. Out of this appropriation, $50,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for the training of law enforcement and first responder  personnel in communicating with and facilitating the safe return of individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's  disease and other forms of dementia. The department shall cooperate with the Department of Criminal Justice Services and any other agency necessary to implement this training."

(This amendment provides $50,000 to the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services in cooperation with the Department of Criminal Justice Services to provide Alzheimer's and dementia specific training for law enforcement and first responders.)