2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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Redirect Guardianship Funding for MI & MR (language only)

Item 301 #6s

Item 301 #6s

Health And Human Resources
Aging, Department for the

Page 280 strike line 29.
Page 280, after line 41, insert:
“3.  Out of this appropriation, $150,000 the second year from the general fund shall be used to expand services under the Public Guardian and Conservator Program to individuals with mental illness and/or mental retardation who are 18 years of age and older.”

(This amendment redirects $150,000 from the introduced budget to establish three guardianship programs specifically targeted to individuals 18 years of age and older who have been assessed as needing guardianship due to mental illness or mental retardation.)