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2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Morris
Western Tidewater CSB Jail/Hospital Diversion Program

Item 308 #24h

Item 308 #24h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Procedures for Prepayment of Civil Penalties in an Executive Order
Grants To Localities FY2015 $576,230 FY2016 $576,230 GF

Language
Page 270, line 5, strike "$353,662,156" and insert "$354,238,386".
Page 270, line 5, strike "$361,349,536" and insert "$361,925,766".
Page 272, after line 48, insert:
"CC.  Out of this appropriation, $576,230 each year from the general fund shall be provided to Western Tidewtaer Community Services Board for a program to divert individuals with serious mental illness from jails or inpatient hospitalization."


Explanation
(This amendment adds $576,230 each year from the general fund for a program to divert individuals with serious mental illness from jails or inpatient hospitalization operated by the Western Tidewater Community Services Board. Individuals diverted from these settings will be linked to psychiatric assessment and short-term care within 72 hours of being seen at the assessment center by psychiatric staff. Individuals served at the center will be transitioned to community services, with short-term follow-up care for 30 days.)