2012 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Barker
Closure of 13 Beds at Northern Virginia MHI

Item 315 #12s

Item 315 #12s

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2013 $0 FY2014 $900,000 GF

Page 243, line 40, strike "$316,321,560" and insert "$317,221,560".
Page 245, after line 53, insert:
"U.  Out of this appropriation, $900,000 the second year from the general fund shall be used for additional mental health services to facilitate the closure of 13 beds at Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute by providing alternative services.  The Secretary of Health and Human Resources, in consultation with the Northern Virginia Regional Partnership, shall appoint a chair and members of a committee to develop recommendations for the development of additional services in Northern Virginia to enable persons to receive the most appropriate care."

(This amendment provides funding in the second year to increase community-based mental health service capacity in the catchment area served by Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute to allow for the closure of 13 beds. Language is added requiring a committee to recommend additional services and capacity to facilitate the closure.)