2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hanger
Establish a Pediatric Cancer Research Fund

Item 293 #3s

Item 293 #3s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health FY2023 $2,500,000 FY2024 $2,500,000 GF

Page 300, line 46, strike "$166,549,331" and insert "$169,049,331".
Page 300, line 46, strike "$166,549,331" and insert "$169,049,331".

Page 301, after line 48, insert:

"I. Out of this appropriation, $2,500,000 the first year and $2,500,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to the Pediatric Cancer Research Fund.  The Virginia Department of Health shall establish an independent review committee to accept proposals from pediatric cancer treatment centers related to funding pediatric cancer research.  The department shall make awards based on the recommendations of the independent review committee."


(This amendment provides $2.5 million from the general fund each year and establishes a Pediatric Cancer Research Fund to provide grants to pediatric cancer treatment centers in order to promote a greater level of pediatric cancer research in the Commonwealth. The Virginia Department of Health will accept proposals through an independent review committee and make awards based on those recommendations to treatment centers.)