2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Technical: Authority for Jail Mental Health Grant Funding (language only)

Item 406 #5c

Item 406 #5c

Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Criminal Justice Services


Page 404, after line 55, insert:

"4. The department is authorized to expend up to $125,000 per year out of the amounts allocated in Paragraph J.1. of this item for costs related to the administration of the jail mental heath pilot program."


(This amendment clarifies the Department of Criminal Justice Services' authority to use a portion of funding designated for pass-through grants to local and regional jails for mental health pilot programs, on administrative costs. The agency does not currently have authority to use this funding for administrative costs.)