1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Assertive Community Treatment

Item 347 #7s

Item 347 #7s

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY1999 $1,350,000 FY2000 $1,350,000 GF

Page 222, line 42, strike "$164,454,733" and insert "$165,804,733".
Page 222, line 42, strike "$161,644,398" and insert "$162,994,398".
Page 223, after line 39, insert:
"H. Out of the appropriation for this item, the Department shall initiate statewide Programs of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) to provide services to adults with serious mental illnesses in the community, in order to reduce hospitalizations."

(This amendment provides funds for community services designed to help mentally disabled persons avoid placement in state institutions.)