2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5001 (Committee Approved)

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Department of Juvenile Justice (language only)

Item 439 #1h

Item 439 #1h

Public Safety
Juvenile Justice, Department of

Page 330, after line 31, insert:
"Any new mental health or substance abuse treatment program or initiative for juvenile offenders developed and implemented by the department shall be evaluated at least annually to ensure that program goals and objectives are being met.  The department shall report the results of the evaluations to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees and the Joint Commission on Health Care."

(This amendment requires an evaluation and reporting component to any new mental health or substance abuse programs implemented by the Department of Juvenile Justice.)