2013 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Watts
VCCS Risk Assessment

Item 212 #1h

Item 212 #1h

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Community College System FY2013 $0 FY2014 $3,600,000 GF

Page 187, line 47, strike "$866,806,217" and insert "$870,406,217".
Page 191, after line 35, insert:
"Y. 1. Out of this appropriation, $3,600,000 the second year from the general fund is designated for community colleges to offer risk assessment for students who may be suffering from a mental health crisis.
2. Individual community colleges operating in partnership with local community service boards and/or psychiatric hospitals shall establish a memorandum of understanding to define their relationship and assist in the post-discharge of students.
3. Each community college shall designate a contact person to be notified when a student is discharged from a commitment proceeding."

(This amendment requests funding for mental health risk assessment at community colleges.)