SB 617 Prescribes departmental requirements before closing or downsizing state-funded mental health facilities
Sponsor: Koster
LR Number: 3417S.02C Fiscal Note: 3417-02
Committee: Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health
Last Action: 5/12/2006 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection Journal Page:
Title: SCS SB 617 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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SCS/SB 617 - This act requires the Department of Mental Health to notify the senate and house appropriations committees in writing of the reasons for downsizing a state-funded mental health facility. The department is also required to submit a cost-benefit analysis study prior to the closing of a state-funded mental health facility.

This act is similar to SB 208 (2005).

ADRIANE CROUSE