2003 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Martin
Web-based Data on Psychiatric Inpatient Beds for Children and Adolescents (language only)

Item 329 #1s

Item 329 #1s

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

Page 332, after line 24, insert:
"P.  The Commissioner of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services, in cooperation with the Virginia Health Information and the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, shall develop a plan to establish a private/public partnership to underwrite the cost of developing and maintaining a web-based system for reporting on the availability of inpatient psychiatric beds for children and adolescents.  The Department shall submit the plans to the Joint Commission on Behavioral Health Care and the Virginia Commission on Youth or their successors by September 1, 2003.  Based on the availability of funding, the system shall be implemented no later than December 31, 2003.

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)