2020 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Stuart
Creation of a Mental Health Crisis Intervention Hotline

Item 425 #2s

Item 425 #2s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of State Police FY2021 $568,379 FY2022 $568,379 GF

Page 417, line 18, strike "$79,374,662" and insert "$79,943,041".
Page 417, line 18, strike "$73,549,555" and insert "$74,117,934".


(This amendment provides $568,379 from the general fund in the first year, and $568,379 from the general fund the second year for the requirement that the Virginia Fusion Intelligence Center establish a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week toll-free Mental Health Crisis Intervention Hotline to receive anonymous tips regarding individuals suspected to be in need of mental health treatment, in order to help facilitate mental health treatment, crisis intervention, and the prevention of tragedies, Additionally, the amendment funds a requirement that the Fusion Center develop and implement policies and procedures for referring tips received through the Hotline to state or local law enforcement, as may be appropriate, in a timely manner for follow-up and investigation.)