1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Study of Human Rights Info. in MHMR (language only)

Item 327 #2h

Item 327 #2h

Health And Human Resources
Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services, Department of

Page 234, after line 3, insert:
"I.  The Department shall study the information available through the human rights process to provide mental health and mental retardation services providers with meaningful information on abuse complaints against persons applying for employment as direct service providers.  The Department shall include in its study representatives from the Office of Human Rights, the Department for the Rights of Virginians with Disabilities, the Virginia Association of Private Providers, the Virginia Chapter of the American Association of Mental Retardation, the Community Living Association for the Mentally Retarded, and the Virginia Association of Community Services Boards."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)