2022 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Coyner
Jails Discharge Planning for Persons with Serious Mental Illness (language only)

Item 313 #3h

Item 313 #3h

Health and Human Resources
Grants to Localities


Page 361, line 18, strike "and will be implemented at up to" and insert:

"may also be used for emergency client assistance resources and will be implemented in at least".


(This amendment expands use of $3,700,800 in general fund appropriation provided each year for discharge planning at jails for individuals with serious mental illness to also include emergency client assistance resources. As such, this amendment allows the funds to be used for either new staff positions or for emergency client assistance resources. Additionally, this amendment expands the number of jails eligible to receive the funds.)