2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Morgan
Evidence-based Substance Abuse Prevention

Item 316 #8h

Item 316 #8h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2009 $2,400,000 FY2010 $2,400,000 GF

Page 299, line 40, strike "$309,436,879" and insert "$311,836,879".
Page 299, line 40, strike "$316,936,879" and insert "$319,336,879".
Page 305, after line 46, insert:
"NN.  Out of this appropriation, $2,400,000 from the general fund each 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-baed prevention programs and implementation time lines, and provide evaluation outcome data for each program implemented."

(This amendment provides $2.4 million from the general fund each year for the implementation of evidence-based prevention related to underage drinking through all 40 community services boards located in the Commonwealth and serve approximately 20,000 youth annually. Funding includes $200,000 for the Department to assist in the management of this initiative.)