2012 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Marsh
Provide Funding for Drop-Off Center in Petersburg

Item 315 #10s

Item 315 #10s

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2013 $150,000 FY2014 $150,000 GF
FY2013 2.50 FY2014 2.50 FTE

Page 243, line 40, strike "$346,271,560" and insert "$346,421,560".
Page 243, line 40, strike "$316,321,560" and insert "$316,471,560".
Page 245, after line 53, insert:
"U.  Out of this appropriation, the Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall create a jail diversion program that offers a drop-off center for individuals with mental illness in the city of Peterburg."

(This amendment adds $150,000 GF each year and 2.5 positions to create a drop-off center in the city of Petersburg. Drop-off centers provide an alternative to incarceration for people with serious mental illness by ensuring prompt assessment and appropriate treatment for individuals picked up by local law enforcement officials.)