2001 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Houck
Community Psychiatric Services

Item 329 #5s

Item 329 #5s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2001 $0 FY2002 $9,358,518 GF

Page 328, line 10, strike "$228,141,860" and insert "$237,500,378".

(This amendment provides funding for psychiatric staff hours (psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, pharmacy technicians) in community services boards. Funding would reduce the current ratio of consumers to psychiatrists of 427:1 to more acceptable levels, improve access to physician services, and reduce treatment delays by psychiatric staff.)