2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Committee Approved)

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Eliminate New Licensing Fees for Behavioral Health Providers (language only)

Item 305 #1s

Item 305 #1s

Health and Human Resources
Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Department of

Page 284, strike lines 6 through 13 and insert:
"B. Notwithstanding Section 37.2, Chapter 4, Code of Virginia, the Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall eliminate the licensing fees of all adult behavioral health and developmental services that took effect February 1, 2015.  These fees shall be eliminated effective July 1, 2015."

(This amendment eliminates the new licensing fees included in the introduced budget for adult behavioral health and developmental services effective July 1, 2015. The reduced revenue from eliminating the fees ($947,000 the second year) has been adjusted on the front page.)