2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5005 (Conference Report)

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Technical Amendment: Set Out Commonwealth Autism Passthrough Grant (language only)

Item 320 #1c

Item 320 #1c

Health and Human Resources
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services


Page 147, after line 23, insert:

"HH.  Out of this appropriation, $940,000 the first year and $940,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to Commonwealth Autism Services to assist in coordination of services for people with developmental disabilities in regards to autism assessments and services in Virginia."


(This amendment sets out in language the long-standing passthrough grant that the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services has been providing to Commonwealth Autism Services since fiscal year 2010. This technical language change ensures the department complies with state procurement rules. Item 320, to which this amendment adds a paragraph, will be set out upon enrolling.)