2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Delaney
HB 808 - Treatment of Sexual Assault Survivors

Item 307 #3h

Item 307 #3h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health FY2021 $184,491 FY2022 $184,491 GF

Page 290, line 32, strike "$26,023,121" and insert "$26,207,612".
Page 290, line 32, strike "$25,221,038" and insert "$25,405,529".


(This amendment provides $184,491 each year from the general fund for the fiscal impact of House Bill 808, which requires every hospital in the Commonwealth to provide treatment or transfer services, as defined in the bill, to survivors of sexual assault pursuant to a plan approved by the Department of Health; establishes specific requirements for providers of services to pediatric survivors of sexual assault; requires the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund to pay the costs of services provided to survivors of sexual assault; establishes the Task Force on Services for Survivors of Sexual Assault to facilitate the development of services for survivors of sexual assault; and establishes the Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Program to increase the number of qualified sexual assault forensic services providers available in the Commonwealth. Of this amount $84,491 each year provides for the cost of a Virginia Health Department employee to staff the task force.)