2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ballard
Robotic Companion Pets for Veterans Suffering from Dementia

Item 470 #3h

Item 470 #3h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Veterans and Defense Affairs
Department of Veterans Services FY2023 $0 FY2024 $500,000 GF

Page 556, line 11, strike "$35,554,301" and insert "$36,054,301".

Page 557, after line 52, insert:

"J. Included in the amount provided for this item is $500,000 the second year to contract with a non-profit organization with experience providing robotic companion pets to veterans suffering with dementia."


(This amendment provides $500,000 from the general fund the second year for the Department of Veterans Services to contract with a non-profit organization to provide robotic companion pets to 5,000 veterans suffering with dementia.)