2008 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Wounded Warrior Mental Health Program

Item 315 #3s

Item 315 #3s

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Health And Human Resources
Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services, Department of FY2009 $500,000 FY2010 $0 GF

Page 293, line 49, strike "$46,085,336" and insert "$46,585,336".
Page 305, after line 46, insert:
"NN.  Out of this appropriation, $500,000 from the general fund the first year is for the Commissioner of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services to provide care coordination and outpatient services for veterans pursuant to Senate Bill 297."

(Contingent upon the passage of Senate Bill 297, this amendment provides $500,000 GF the first year to address the unique mental health needs of veterans that are not eligible for behavioral health services through the federal Department of Veterans Affairs. A companion amendment to Item 425 provides staffing to coordinate eligibility for veterans.)