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18th Legislature(1993-1994)

Bill Text 18th Legislature


00 HOUSE BILL NO. 209                                                                                                      
01 "An Act relating to community health aide grants."                                                                      
02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
03    * Section 1.  AS 18.28.010(a) is amended to read:                                                                    
04            (a)  A qualified regional health organization is entitled to a grant of $30,000                                       
05 each fiscal year for the training and supervision of [AT LEAST THREE] primary                                           
06 community health aides if the organization or another local or regional health                                         
07 organization employed at least three primary community health aides on July 1,                                          
08 1984, to serve the communities proposed to be served under the grant.                                                  
09    * Sec. 2.  AS 18.28.010(b) is amended to read:                                                                       
10            (b)  During each fiscal year, a qualified regional health organization or local                                     
11 health organization is entitled to a grant of $8,000 multiplied by the number of primary                                
12 community health aides who were employed by that organization or another local                                         
13 or regional health organization during the previous fiscal year who each week                                          
14 during the previous fiscal year averaged at least 20 hours of service in the                                           
01 communities proposed to be served by the grant [PAID FOR BY THE HEALTH                                                 
02 ORGANIZATION], but not to exceed the number of primary community health aides                                           
03 who were employed by a local or regional [THE] health organization on July 1, 1984,                                  
04 to serve the communities proposed to be served under the grant.                                                        
05    * Sec. 3.  AS 18.28.100(6) is amended to read:                                                                       
06             (6)  "regional health organization" means a nonprofit corporation or                                                 
07 home rule borough that provides [PROVIDED] health aide services                                                       
08                       [(A)]  under a contract with the Alaska Native Health Service                                                       
09 [THAT WAS IN EFFECT ON JULY 1, 1984; AND                                                                                
10                       (B)]  in a rural area that is at least 4,000 square miles.                                                          
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