2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Supplant Funding for Opioid Reversal Drugs

Item 299 #2c

Item 299 #2c

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health FY2021 ($1,600,011) FY2022 ($1,600,011) GF
FY2021 $1,600,011 FY2022 $1,600,011 NGF


Page 283, after line 22, insert:

"H. The Virginia Department of Health, in cooperation with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS), shall utilize $1,600,011 each year from available federal funding in DBHDS, including the State Opioid Response Grant, as available, to purchase and provide opioid reversal drugs to support community rescue efforts for those who deal with vulnerable populations."


(This amendment supplants general fund amounts of $1.6 million each year for opioid reversal drugs provided to the Health Department with an equal amount of nongeneral funds from the State Opioid Response Grant that Virginia is expected to receive over the next biennium.)