2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: O'Bannon
Restore Funds for Physician Loan Repayment Program

Item 288 #1h

Item 288 #1h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health FY2017 $150,000 FY2018 $150,000 GF

Page 269, line 51, strike "$474,000" and insert "$624,000".
Page 269, line 51, strike "$474,000" and insert "$624,000".


(This amendment adds $150,000 from the general fund each year to restore funding for the Virginia State Loan Repayment Program that was eliminated in the Governor's FY 2017 Savings Plan and House Bill 1500, as introduced. Funding for the program is matched by the federal government to provide student loan repayment on behalf of qualified medical, dental, behavioral health and pharmaceutical (pharmacists) professionals who practice at an eligible site in one of the federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas in Virginia.)