2012 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Marsh
Include Additional Judicial Districts in Drop-Off Centers

Item 315 #2s

Item 315 #2s

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2013 $200,000 FY2014 $200,000 GF
FY2013 2.00 FY2014 2.00 FTE

Page 243, line 40, strike "$346,271,560" and insert "$346,471,560".
Page 243, line 40, strike "$316,321,560" and insert "$316,521,560".
Page 245, after line 53, insert:
"U.  The Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall include the 6th, 11th, and 12th Judicial Districts in jail diversion programs that offer drop-off centers for individuals with mental illness."

(This amendment adds $200,000 GF each year and two positions for additional drop-off centers in the the 6th, 11th, and 12th Judicial Districts. 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.)