Below is a list of 15 items which lawmakers passed this which whose funding is contingent on lawmakers passing a $412 million tax increase package. Without the full tax package, increases lawmakers inserted will not be funded.
Lawmakers added about $40 million to the budget, the proviso is attached to about $32.5 million in spending increases.
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The items are:
1. Hospice Services Funding, $1.5 million 2. Centers for Independent Living Funding, $750,000 3. General Assistance Program Funding, $2.2 million 4. Home and Community Based Services Waivers Funding, $3.1 million 5. Mental Health Consolidated Grants, $5.9 million 6. Mental Health State Aid, $2.6 million 7. Review funding for the nutrition program, Home and Community Based Services/Frail Elderly Program and the Senior Care Act, $2.7 million 8. Add the Telehealth Service to the HCBS/FE Waiver Program, $382,900 9. Restore Senior Care Act at 50 percent, $562,878 10. Restore PACE (Programs for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) at 50 percent, $175,000 11. Forensic Psychologist Contract, $270,000 12. Senate Committee Reductions – CP Posture Seating, $52,769 13. Pregnancy Maintenance Initiative, $162,500 14. Teen Pregnancy Prevention, $162,500 15. Children's Initiative Fund, $12 million