2019 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Committee Approved)

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Inmate Medical Technical Amendment (language only)

Item 390 #3s

Item 390 #3s

Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Corrections


Page 423, after line 41, insert:

"O.  In the introduced budget for the biennium beginning on July 1, 2020, the Department of Planning and Budget shall create a new program within the Department of Corrections for the appropriations related to inmate healthcare.  Appropriation under the service area for "Medical and Clinical Services - Prisons (39810)," shall be transferred to the new Item created pursuant to this paragraph.  The program shall allocate the funding into appropriate service areas to identify: healthcare contracts; facilities for which the Department provides in-house medical care; offsite care; medical transportation; medications; and other appropriate allocations."  


(This amendment directs the Department of Planning and Budget, in the introduced budget for the next biennium, to set out the service area for inmate medical services as an independent program in the budget. This is a technical amendment.)