2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Clark
Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program

Item 287 #3h

Item 287 #3h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health FY2023 $0 FY2024 $1,000,000 GF

Page 334, line 14, strike "$55,360,000" and insert "$56,360,000".

Page 334, line 27, strike, "4,100,000 and insert 5,100,000.

Page 334, strike lines 30 through 35 and insert:

"all mental health professionals, as defined under § 54.1-24001 Code of Virginia, who have worked in the mental health profession in the Commonwealth for at least five years."


(This amendment adds $1.0 million the second year from the general fund for the Virginia Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program. In addition, language modifies eligibility to allow for all mental health professionals to apply for the program if they have worked in the mental health profession in Virginia for at least five years.)