2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Reynolds
Substance Abuse Prevention Services

Item 312 #1s

Item 312 #1s

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2007 $0 FY2008 $2,400,000 GF

Page 345, line 20, strike "$277,367,145" and insert "$279,767,145".
Page 350, after line 32, insert:
"FF.  Out of this appropriation, $2,400,000 from the general fund the second year shall be used to establish evidence-based substance abuse prevention practices in each community services board.  Funds shall be allocated equally to each CSB and used to develop local strategies to identify specific needs related to underage alcohol use, identify specific evidence-based prevention programs and implementation time lines, and provide evaluation outcome data for each program implemented.  Of this amount, $200,000 shall be provided to the Commissioner to manage the initiative."

(This amendment provides funding for the implementation of evidence-based prevention related to underage drinking through all 40 community services boards located in the Commonwealth. Funding includes $200,000 for the Department to assist in the management of this initiative.)