2016 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McEachin
Expand Medication Assisted Treatment

Item 315 #11s

Item 315 #11s

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Health and Human Resources
Grants to Localities FY2017 $4,100,000 FY2018 $4,100,000 GF

Page 282, line 4, strike "$377,140,261" and insert "$381,240,261".
Page 282, line 4, strike "$365,130,854" and insert "$369,230,854".

Page 285, after line 20, insert:

"GG.  Out of this appropriation, $4,100,000 the first year and $4,100,000 the second year from the general fund shall be used to increase the Medication Assisted Treatment in all of the Community Services Boards."


(This amendment provides $4.1 million each year from the general fund to increase the use of Medication Assisted Treatment across all 40 Community Services Boards. This treatment combined with behavioral therapies provides a comprehensive approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.)