2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Yancey
Increase Funds for Proton Beam Therapy and Research

Item 293 #4h

Item 293 #4h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health FY2019 $0 FY2020 $5,000,000 GF

Page 306, line 2, strike "$21,239,583" and insert "$26,239,583".

Page 310, line 5, after "year" insert:

"and $5,000,000 the second year".


(This amendment adds $5.0 million from the general fund in fiscal year 2020 for proton beam therapy and research at the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute at Hampton University. The funding allows proton beam cancer therapy and research to continue in the second year of the biennium. The introduced budget added $5.0 million from the general fund in fiscal year 2019 to $2.0 million from the general fund provided in Chapter 2 (2018 Special Session I), bringing the total funding to $7.0 million.)