Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Community mental health centers. Removes requirements for administrative rules concerning geographic primary service areas for community mental health centers. Provides that the county executive shall designate which community mental health centers are to receive funding from the county. Specifies that the county executive may designate a community mental health center to receive funding from the county even if that community mental health center is not designated by the division of mental health and addiction as the community mental health center for the county's geographic primary service area. Provides that in the case of a county served by only one community Community mental health centers. Removes requirements for administrative rules concerning geographic primary service areas for community mental health centers. Provides that the county executive shall designate which community mental health centers are to receive funding from the county. Specifies that the county executive may designate a community mental health center to receive funding from the county even if that community mental health center is not designated by the division of mental health and addiction as the community mental health center for the county's geographic primary service area. Provides that in the case of a county served by only one community mental health center that is designated for funding by the county, the maximum appropriation for the operating budget of the community mental health center is equal to: (1) the operating budget of the community mental health center (reduced by certain noncounty funding sources); multiplied by (2) the ratio of: (A) the part of the population of the county that is served by the community mental health center; divided by (B) the total county population. Provides that in the case of a county served by more than one community mental health center that is designated for funding by the county, the county executive shall determine the allotment to each of those community mental health centers. Makes technical corrections. ... View more