2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Sickles
Consumer Recovery Competitive Grants

Item 311 #6h

Item 311 #6h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services, Department of FY2007 $500,000 FY2008 $500,000 GF

Page 276, line 51, strike "$33,083,876" and insert "$33,583,876".
Page 276, line 51, strike "$34,218,119" and insert "$34,718,119".
Page 280, after line 35,  insert:
"V.  Out of this appropriation, $500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year is provided for competitive grants to nonprofit organizations to operate consumer recovery programs.  Eligible organizations must have a Board of Directors that includes a majority of people recovering from mental illness who reside in the local area served, must be staffed primarily by people with mental illness, and must provide peer services and open-door access."

(This amendment provides funding for community nonprofit organizations to operate consumer-run recovery programs.)