2013 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Yost
Co-Patron(s): Herring, Hope, Keam, Krupicka, McClellan, Morrissey, Sickles, Toscano, Ware, Onzlee
Jail Diversion Drop-Off Centers

Item 315 #1h

Item 315 #1h

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2013 $0 FY2014 $600,000 GF

Page 285, line 35, strike "$325,471,560" and insert "$326,071,560".
Page 289, line 12, strike the second "600,000" and insert "1,200,000".

(This amendment provides $600,000 from the general fund the second year to expand capacity for therapeutic assessment drop-off centers to provide an alternative to incarceration for people with serious mental illness. Priority for new funding shall be given to programs that have implemented Crisis Intervention Teams pursuant to § 9.1-102 and § 9.1-187 et seq. of the Code of Virginia and have undergone planning to implement drop-off centers. Last session, $600,000 from the general fund each year was provided for drop-off centers.)