5693-S AMS BROW S4972.1
SSB 5693 - S AMD 1220
By Senator Brown
ADOPTED 02/25/2022
On page 330, line 38, increase the General FundState Appropriation (FY 2023) by $2,500,000
Adjust the total appropriation accordingly.
On page 342, after line 3, insert the following:
"(39) $2,500,000 of the general fundstate appropriation for fiscal year 2023 is provided solely for the crime victims' compensation program to pay for medical exams for suspected victims of domestic violence. Neither the hospital, medical facility, nor victim is to pay for the cost of the medical exam. This funding must not supplant existing funding for sexual assault medical exams. If the cost of medical exams exceeds the funding provided in this subsection, the program shall not reduce the reimbursement rates for medical providers seeking reimbursement for other claimants, and instead the program shall return to paying for domestic violence medical exams after insurance."
EFFECT: Funding is provided for medical exams for suspected victims of domestic violence.
EXPENDITURE EFFECT (2021-2023): $2,500,000 Near General FundState/$2,500,000 Total Funds
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