2022 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Support for STEP-VA Services

Item 486 #29c

Item 486 #29c

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2023 $22,245,501 FY2024 $0 NGF

Page 507, line 22, strike "$744,761,272" and insert "$767,006,773".

Page 509, after line 25, insert:

"9) $22,245,501 in the first year to Grants to Localities (790) for the continued support of STEP-VA community-based mental health services."


(This amendment provides $22.2 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding in fiscal year 2023 and supplants $22.2 million from the general fund for the final phase-in of support of STEP-VA, community-based mental health services provided through Community Services Boards and a Behavioral Health Authority. A companion amendment in Item 313 reduces the general fund amount for the program in fiscal year 2023. Funding for the program is provided through the general fund in fiscal year 2024.)