2013 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Herring
Community-based Mental Health Services and Schools (language only)

Item 282 #2s

Item 282 #2s

Health And Human Resources
Health and Human Resources, Secretary of

Page 242, after line 4, insert:
"E.  The Secretary of Health and Human Resources, in collaboration with the Secretary of Education, shall evaluate the actual relationship between the community-based mental health services systems and schools.  The Secretaries shall review recommendations for evidenced-based and best practices models for systems collaboration.  The Secretary shall report any findings and recommendations to the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by November 1, 2013."

(This language amendment requires the Secretary of Health and Human Resources and Secretary of Education to collaborate on a review of the relationship between the Commonwealth's community-based mental health services system and schools and provide recommendations by November 1, 2013.)