2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

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Special Olympics Healthy Athlete Program

Item 314 #1h

Item 314 #1h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Health and Human Resources
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services FY2017 $0 FY2018 $10,000 GF

Page 321, line 25, strike "$10,749,085" and insert "$10,759,085".

Page 321, after line 45, insert:

"D. Out of this appropriation, $10,000 the second year is provided for the Special Olympics Healthy Athlete Program."


(This amendment adds $10,000 from the general fund the second year for the Special Olympics Healthy Athlete exam and treatment program. The program provides health exams to its athletes and other individuals with intellectual disability and links individuals to services. The program also trains health care professionals and students to treat individuals with intellectual disability. Funding will allow the program to serve more disabled individuals so that additional Special Olympic athletes attend the Summer Games)