I move to amend House Bill 2 (second house second reading copy -- tan).
Senator Terry Vermeire
And, that such amendments to House Bill 2 (second house second reading copy -- tan) read as follows:
1. Page B-3: .
Strike: lines 1 and 2 in their entirety.
2. Page B-4: .
Strike: line 10 in its entirety.
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Explanation - This amendment removes the line item appropriation "Facility Operations - Contract and State Staff (Restricted/OTO)" from the Health Care Facilities Division in the Department of Public Health and Human Services. The total reduction is $50.0 million general fund over the 2025 biennium.
This amendment also strikes the following language from HB 2: "The appropriation for Facility Operations - Contract and State Staff is restricted to expenditures in the Health Care Facilities Division."