2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Edwards
Co-Patron(s): Howell, Lambert
Mental Retardation Services for Non-waiver Recipients

Item 312 #31s

Item 312 #31s

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2007 $0 FY2008 $5,000,000 GF

Page 345, line 20, strike "$277,367,145" and insert "$282,367,145".

(This amendment provides $5.0 million the second year from the general fund to provide employment, residential, and other community supports for 2,000 individuals with mental retardation (MR) who are not on nor eligible for the MR waiver program. Funding will be provided to all 40 community services boards and behavioral health authorities and services will be designed to meet the specific needs of each person. The ARC of Virginia, the Virginia Association of Community Services Boards and the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services shall develop guidelines and accountability measures for the implementation of these services.)