2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Conference Report)

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Admin. Funding-Civil Commitment of SVPs

Item 311 #8c

Item 311 #8c

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Department Of Mental Health, Mental Retardation And Substance Abuse Services FY2007 $200,000 FY2008 $300,000 GF
FY2007 3.00 FY2008 4.00 FTE

Page 276, line 51, strike "$33,083,876" and insert "$33,283,876".
Page 276, line 51, strike "$34,218,119" and insert "$34,518,119".

(This amendment provides $200,000 the first year and three positions and $300,000 the second year and four positions from the general fund to provide staffing and administrative costs in the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services (DMHMRSAS) for the delivery of services for the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, pursuant to Chapters 863 and 914 of the 2006 Acts of Assembly. Additional staff will provide oversight for the program and monitor compliance with treatment requirements for individuals who are conditionally released. DMHMRSAS was not provided central office staff to implement and oversee the program when it was initiated in 2003.)