2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Bryant
Co-Patron(s): Byron, Putney
No Closure-MR Training Centers w/o G.A. Approval (language only)

Item 323 #14h

Item 323 #14h

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

Page 253, after line 28 insert:
"J.  No mental retardation training centers operated by the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services shall be sold, privatized, closed, or converted to any other use without the approval of the General Assembly."

(This amendment restores language in the 2000-2002 budget that was included in the 1998-2000 Appropriations Act and modifies it to apply only to mental retardation training centers.)