1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Conference Report)

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PACT Services at MHMR Facilities (language only)

Item 333 #3c

Item 333 #3c

Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities

Page 236, line 8, after "H." insert "1.".
Page 236, after line 19, insert:
"2.  Out of the appropriation for this item, the Department shall initiate a Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) pilot project with one or more of the state facilities and communities, to provide services to adults with serious mental illnesses in the community in order to reduce hospitalizations.  The pilot project shall be established, administered, and evaluated by the Department.  A report on the status of the pilot project shall be made to the Secretary of Health and Human Resources, the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees, and the Joint Subcommittee to Study the Publicly Funded Mental Health System, by November 1, 1997."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)