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2013 Senate Bill 557: Revise mental health criminal diversion details

Public Act 29 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker (R) on September 26, 2013
To allow state money to be used to pay for mental health services provided to jail inmates under a community mental health program’s agreement with a county or county sheriff. This relates to a 2009 Attorney General opinion that jails were required to cover all of these costs in their own budgets.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 26, 2013
Reported in the Senate on December 4, 2013
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on December 11, 2013
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on December 11, 2013
Reported in the House on February 13, 2014
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 6, 2014