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2012 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB1300 (Chapter 2)

Intellectual Disabilities Training Centers

Item 314

Item 314 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2011Second Year - FY2012
State Health Services (43000)$164,423,761$161,548,761
Inpatient Medical Services (43007)FY2011 $21,042,859FY2012 $28,167,859
State Intellectual Disabilities Training Center Services (43010)FY2011 $143,380,902FY2012 $133,380,902
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2011 $20,155,903FY2012 $17,280,903
SpecialFY2011 $144,267,858FY2012 $144,267,858

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


A. Out of this appropriation, $400,000 the first year and $400,000 the second year from the general fund shall be used to support two Regional Community Support Centers located at the Southwest Virginia Training Center and the Central Virginia Training Center.


B. The department shall take necessary step to develop an employee transition assistance plan for positions at Central Virginia Training Center and Southeastern Virginia Training Center reduced due to the downsizing of these facilities.


C. Out of this appropriation, $400,000 the first year and $400,000 the second year from the general fund shall be used to support Regional Community Support Centers at Southside Virginia Training Center and Southeastern Virginia Training Center.


D. The Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall comply with all relevant state and federal laws and Supreme Court decisions that govern the discharge of residents from state intellectual disability training centers and the granting of intellectual disability waiver slots.


E.  The Commissioner, in cooperation with the Virginia Association of Community Services Boards and the Northern Virginia Training Center (NVTC), shall develop a pilot project to serve individuals in the community who otherwise might be admitted to NVTC.  The pilot shall include a review of evidence-based community services that have proven cost effective in reducing the demand for placement at NVTC or other similar facilities.  The pilot project shall have no effect on the status of individuals currently residing at NVTC.  The Commissioner shall report his findings and recommendations to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by November 1, 2010.


F. Out of this appropriation, $7,125,000 the second year from the general fund shall be used to address staffing ratios at training centers. The department shall develop a plan to distribute funds based on the individual staffing needs of each facility to ensure the safety or residents and staff.