2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hogan
Authority to Privatize CSA (language only)

Item 283 #6h

Item 283 #6h

Health And Human Resources
Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families

Page 255, after line 39, insert:
"M.  The Office of Comprehensive Services, in order to protect the safety of children, improve quality of care, and maximize efficiency, shall take such steps as may be appropriate to outsource or privatize any of the Office's functions that might reasonably be provided by the private sector.  Priority shall be given to those private sector entities having experience with state contracts for the same or similar services. The compensation for such services shall be out of the state pool of funds under the Comprehensive Services Act."

(This language amendment requires the Office of Comprehensive Services to take steps to outsource or privatize functions.)