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1996 Session

Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services

Item 327

Item 327

First Year - FY1997Second Year - FY1998
Administrative and Support Services (44900)$11,811,268$11,781,268
General Management and Direction (44901)FY1997 $5,286,195FY1998 $5,286,195
Computer Services (44902)FY1997 $2,607,854FY1998 $2,607,854
Architectural and Engineering Services (44904)FY1997 $738,440FY1998 $738,440
Collection and Locator Services (44905)FY1997 $2,371,629FY1998 $2,371,629
Personnel Services (44914)FY1997 $807,150FY1998 $777,150
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY1997 $11,384,367FY1998 $11,354,367
SpecialFY1997 $204,901FY1998 $204,901
Federal TrustFY1997 $222,000FY1998 $222,000

Authority: Title 37.1, Chapter 1, Articles 1 and 2, Code of Virginia.


A. The Department, in cooperation with Community Services Boards, shall report annually on revenue collections by each board. The report shall be submitted to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by November 15 of each year.


B. The Commissioner of the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services shall, at the beginning of each fiscal year, establish the maximum capacity for each facility within the system. When a facility becomes full, the Commissioner shall give notice of the fact to all sheriffs and shall designate the hospital to which they shall transport such persons.


C. The Department, with input from the State Board, Community Services Boards, consumers and family members, advocates, and local governments, shall identify priority populations and related funding strategies and develop and implement Community Services Board performance measures that assess outputs and outcomes. Performance measures shall be developed for all services, and outcome measures shall be identified for selected priority populations. These output and outcome measures shall be developed, implemented, and evaluated on a pilot basis in fiscal year 1997 and fully implemented as part of all Community Services Board performance contracts in fiscal year 1998. The results of the pilot project shall be presented to the Secretary of Health and Human Resources not later than December 1, 1996.