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.