2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Bell, Richard
CSA Funding for Education (language only)

Item 279 #1h

Item 279 #1h

Health and Human Resources
Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families

Page 242, line 36, after "students" insert ", either".
Page 242, line 37, after "(IEP)" insert: "or regular educational curriculum. This funding shall also apply to students whose placement in or admittance to state or privately operated psychiatric or residential treatment facilities for non-educational reasons has been authorized by Medicaid.  The State Executive Council shall develop policies and procedures to ensure implementation of this item no later than July 1, 2015."

(This amendment provides that funding to meet the educational needs of students in psychiatric or residential treatment facilities shall not only apply to students with an Individual Education Plan but also in a regular academic curriculum.)