ACT NO. 2
Budget Adjustment Act; Vermont State Hospital; Home Heating Fuel Assistance
This act is the budget adjustment act for fiscal year 1997 providing adjustments in the amounts appropriated for the support of state government and other purposes in No. 178 of the Acts of 1996. The act also accepts and appropriates several grants to various departments of state government, and authorizes expedited rule making for the home heating fuel assistance program and the pharmaceutical assistance program (VScript). The act further provides conditions and reporting requirements on the Department of Mental Health regarding its plan to reduce the size of the Vermont State Hospital. The act also amends the home heating fuel assistance program to provide a nominal benefit for households for which the cost of heating is supplied by the landlord.
Effective Date: February 12, 1997