2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Garrett
Extend Appalachian Telemental Health Initiative

Item 312 #2h

Item 312 #2h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Health and Human Resources
Grants to Localities FY2019 $0 FY2020 $1,100,000 GF

Page 357, line 37, strike "$502,170,491" and insert "$503,270,491".

Page 362, line 3, strike the second "$1,100,000" and insert "2,200,000".


(This amendment adds $1.1 million from the general fund the second year for the Appalachian Telemental Health Initiative, a telemental health pilot program, bringing its total second year funding to $2.2 million. This funding shall be used to support the third year of activities related to this initiative. This is a recommendation of the Joint Subcommittee Studying Mental Health Services in the Commonwealth in the 21st Century.)