2021 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Barker
Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program

Item 295 #4s

Item 295 #4s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health FY2021 $0 FY2022 $2,250,000 GF

Page 325, line 25, strike "$985,000" and insert "$3,235,000".

Page 326, unstrike lines 8 through 36.


(This amendment provides $2.3 million from the general fund the second year to establish the Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program in order to increase the number of Virginia behavioral health practitioners by way of an educational loan repayment incentive that complements and coordinates with existing efforts to recruit and retain Virginia behavioral health practitioners.)