2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Conference Report)

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MH Services to Juveniles in Detention Centers (language only)

Item 312 #2c

Item 312 #2c

Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities

Page 284, line 7, after "centers.", insert:
"Funds shall be allocated to Community Services Boards for local and regional detention centers based upon Memoranda of Understanding between the detention superintendent and the executive director of the local community services board or behavioral health authority that will provide the services.  Memoranda shall specify the expected types of services, as well as estimated workloads.  The Department shall review and approve each memorandum to ensure consistency and shall allocate funding based upon the projected levels of services to be provided."

(This amendment adds language clarifying that funding used to provide expanded mental health services to juveniles detained in local community detention centers shall be allocated based on Memoranda of Understanding which specifies the types of services and estimated workloads. Language also directs the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services to review the memoranda and to allocate funding based on the projected level of services to be provided.)