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2020 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Feasibility of Expanding Mental Health Dockets (language only)

Item 320 #13s

Item 320 #13s

Procedures for Prepayment of Civil Penalties in an Executive Order
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

Language

Page 334, after line 22, insert:

"AA.  The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall evaluate the feasibility of expanding mental health dockets in the Commonwealth and report to the Chairs of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees by October 1, 2020 of the number of courts interested in such a docket and the projected cost to fund each one."



Explanation

(This amendment directs the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to evaluate the feasibility of expanding mental health dockets in the Commonwealth.)