Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2009

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2009

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Quality in Health Professions Trust Fund

SECTION 6.   (A) Section 35X of chapter 10 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 22 to 24, the words "and that total not more than 20 percent of the department's expenditures related to health board licensing for the previous fiscal year".

(B) Said section 35X of said chapter 10, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by adding the following subsection:-
(d) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, all of any new fee and any increase in the fee in effect after the fee increases authorized pursuant to subsection (c) for obtaining or renewing a license, certificate, registration, permit or authority issued by a board within the department of public health, excluding the board of registration in medicine, adopted by the secretary of administration and finance, following a public hearing, shall be deposited in the Quality in Health Professions Trust Fund.

This section allows the Division of Health Professions Licensure to deposit all its increased license fees in the Quality in Health Professions Trust Fund.

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