2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hanger
Local Inpatient/Specialized Purchase of Services

Item 334 #3s

Item 334 #3s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2005 $0 FY2006 $6,200,000 GF

Page 327, line 34, strike "$232,879,878" and insert "$239,079,878".

(This amendment adds $6.2 million from the general fund the second year to continue restructuring mental health and mental retardation services in the community. Funds will be distributed to seven regions of the Commonwealth for the purchase of inpatient psychiatric beds in local private hospitals to alleviate the emerging crisis around access to temporary detention order (TDO) beds.)