2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Floor Approved)

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HB 293 Add TDO Beds in State Facilities

Item 312 #1h

Item 312 #1h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Health and Human Resources
Mental Health Treatment Centers FY2015 $4,070,663 FY2016 $4,070,663 GF

Page 273, line 20, strike "$205,422,650" and insert "$209,493,313".
Page 273, line 20, strike "$207,239,648" and insert "$211,310,311".

(This amendment provides $4.1 million from the general fund each year for the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to implement the provisions of House Bill 293, passed during the 2014 Regular Session, which provides that if a facility of temporary detention cannot be identified prior to the expiration of an emergency custody order and any extension thereof, the individual shall be detained in a state mental health facility unless the state facility or an employee or designee of the community services board is able to identify an alternative facility that is able and willing to provide temporary detention. Funding shall be used to expand state mental health treatment center capacity in the following manner: (i) 10 beds at Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute, (ii) 10 beds at Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute, and (iii) 10 beds at Hiram Davis Medical Center to be used for individuals subject to temporary detention with medical needs.)