2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Conference Report)

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Older Adults Mental Health Services (language only)

Item 312 #5c

Item 312 #5c

Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities

Page 283, line 40, after "facility.", insert:
"When allocating funds in Health Planning Region II, consideration shall be given, to the extent feasible, to projects that are designed to provide specialized geriatric mental health services that allow individuals to be served in their home communities."

(This amendment requires, to the extent feasible, that funding allocated within Health Planning Region II (Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William) be considered for the development of a pilot project geared toward geriatric mental health services.)