2014 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Favola
CSU Mental Health Clarifying Language (language only)

Item 404 #2s

Item 404 #2s

Public Safety
Juvenile Justice, Department of

Page 331, line 40, after "necessary." insert:
"The intent of this appropriation is that it be dedicated to and used solely for mental health and substance abuse evaluation and treatment services for juveniles under state probation or parole supervision.  Beginning November 1, 2014, the Department shall report program information, outcome data, and barriers to service delivery to the Secretary of Public Safety, the Chairman of the Virginia Commission on Youth, and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees."

(This amendment adds clarifying language to express legislative intent that the $1,626,575 each year from the general fund which was included in the introduced budget be dedicated to mental health and substance abuse evaluation and treatment services, and also adds a reporting requirement.)