2002 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Martin
SJR 440-Leverage NonGeneral Funds (language only)

Item 440 #1s

Item 440 #1s

Public Safety
Juvenile Justice, Department of

Page 323, line 44, insert:
"The Departments of Juvenile Justice, Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services, and Criminal Justice Services, shall examine opportunities to leverage nongeneral fund sources of funding to meet the need for mental health and substance abuse assessment and treatment services accessible to juveniles in  local detention homes.  The Departments shall report their findings to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees and the Joint Commission on Behavioral Health Care by September 30, 2002."

(This amendment is one of a series of amendments implementing recommendations of the Joint Subcommittee Studying Treatment Options for Offenders with Mental Illness or Substance Abuse Disorders (SJR 440) and the Commission on Youth.)