2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Rush
Psychiatric Emergency Pilot Program

Item 312 #1h

Item 312 #1h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Health and Human Resources
Grants to Localities FY2019 $0 FY2020 $500,000 GF

Page 357, line 37, strike "$502,170,491" and insert "$502,670,491".

Page 362, after line 10, insert:

"QQ. Out of this appropriation, $500,000 from the general fund the second year is provided to New River Valley Community Services to develop a pilot program creating a psychiatric emergency center."


(This amendment provides $500,000 from the general fund the second year for a pilot psychiatric emergency center to be developed by New River Valley Community Services. This is a recommendation of the Joint Subcommittee Studying Mental Health Services in the Commonwealth in the 21st Century.)