2008 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
Sequential Intercept Model

Item 395 #2s

Item 395 #2s

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Public Safety
Criminal Justice Services, Department of FY2009 $7,500,000 FY2010 $7,500,000 GF

Page 363, line 40, strike "$81,939,599" and insert "$89,439,599".
Page 363, line 40, strike "$81,894,599" and insert "$89,394,599".
Page 366, following line 21, insert:
"K. Included in the amounts appropriated in this Item are $7,500,000 the first year and $7,500,000 the second year from the general fund for grants to support ten projects in Virginia, based on the Sequential Intercept Model, to divert individuals with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse disorders from jails at each possible intersection with the criminal justice system.  The projects to be funded will be selected on a competitive basis jointly by the Departments of Criminal Justice Services and the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services.  A report on the selection process, including the selection criteria and the initial project grant awards, shall be provided to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by July 1, 2008."

(This amendment provides $7,500,000 each year from the general fund for diversion of persons with serious mental illness from jails.)