2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Floor Approved)

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Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Program Implementation Report (language only)

Item 137 #1h

Item 137 #1h

Department of Education, Central Office Operations


Page 139, after line 29, insert:

"Q. The Department of Education shall report on its progress in implementing the recommendations identified in the "Feasibility Study of Developing an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Program", as directed by House Joint Resolution 51 (2020), and identify legislative, regulatory, budgetary, and other actions necessary to implement recommendations in such study.  Such progress report shall be submitted to the Chairs of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees no later than October 1, 2021."


(This amendment directs the Department of Education to submit a report on implementation of an early childhood mental health consultation program, and identify any barriers to implementation that may be addressed through legislative, regulatory or budgetary action.)