2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hurst
Emergency Medical Services Fund Transfer to the Trauma Center Fund (language only)

Item 296 #1h

Item 296 #1h

Health and Human Resources
Department of Health


Page 281, after line 50, insert:

"H.  The Virginia Department of Health shall transfer $12,518,587 the first year and $12,518,587 the second year from the special medical emergency services fund to the trauma center fund."


(This amendment adds language directing the Department of Health to transfer $12.5 million each year from the Emergency Medical Services Fund to the Trauma Center Fund, providing a new funding source to offset the loss of driver's license reinstatement fee revenue due the state policy change of not suspending driver's licenses due to failure to pay fines, fees and court costs.)