2010 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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NVTC Diversion Pilot Project (language only)

Item 314 #1c

Item 314 #1c

Health And Human Resources
Intellectual Disability Training Centers

Page 221, after line 10, insert:
"E.  The Commissioner, in cooperation with the Virginia Association of Community Services Boards and the Northern Virginia Training Center (NVTC), shall develop a pilot project to serve individuals in the community who otherwise might be admitted to NVTC.  The pilot shall include a review of evidence-based community services that have proven cost effective in reducing the demand for placement at NVTC or other similar facilities.  The pilot project shall have no effect on the status of individuals currently residing at NVTC.  The Commissioner shall report his findings and recommendations to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by November 1, 2010."

(This language amendment requires the Commissioner to develop a pilot project to divert individuals from placement in Northern Virginia Training Center in cooperation with community services boards.)