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General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2015

LCO No. 6874

   
 

*SB0084106874SDO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. LOONEY, 11th Dist.

SEN. DUFF, 25th Dist.

SEN. COLEMAN, 2nd Dist.

SEN. DOYLE, 9th Dist.

SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th Dist.

SEN. GERRATANA, 6th Dist.

SEN. BARTOLOMEO, 13th Dist.

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 841

File No. 150

Cal. No. 149

"AN ACT CONCERNING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMPREHENSIVE CHILDREN'S MENTAL, EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PLAN. "

Strike lines 1 to 16, inclusive, and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) There is established a Children's Mental, Emotional and Behavioral Health Plan Implementation Advisory Board that shall advise (1) the Departments of Children and Families, Developmental Services, Social Services, Public Health, Mental Health and Addiction Services, and Education, the Insurance Department, the Offices of Early Childhood, the Child Advocate and the Healthcare Advocate, the Court Support Services Division of the Judicial Branch and the Commission on Children, (2) providers of mental, emotional or behavioral health services for children and families, (3) advocates, and (4) others interested in the well-being of children and families in the state regarding: (A) The execution of the comprehensive implementation plan developed pursuant to section 17a-22bb of the general statutes; (B) cataloging the mental, emotional and behavioral health services offered for families with children in the state by agency, service type and funding allocation to reflect capacity and utilization of services; (C) adopting standard definitions and measurements for the services that are delivered, when applicable; and (D) the collaboration of such agencies, providers, advocates and other stakeholders enumerated in said section in order to prevent or reduce the long-term negative impact of mental, emotional and behavioral health issues on children. "

Strike sections 2 and 3 in their entirety