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HB22-1243

School Security and School Behavioral Health Services Funding

Concerning programs that provide funding to improve school safety, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2022 Regular Session
Subjects:
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
State Government
Bill Summary

The act creates the school security disbursement program cash fund (cash fund). The department of public safety (department) may disburse money from the cash fund to school districts, charter schools, and boards of cooperative services to improve security within public schools. The act appropriates $6 million from the general fund to the cash fund.

The act continues the temporary youth mental health services program and the bi-annual reporting requirements until June 30, 2024, and appropriates $6 million from the behavioral and mental health cash fund to the department of human services for the program.

The act appropriates $2 million from the behavioral and mental health cash fund to the department of education for the behavioral health care professional matching grant program.

Provisions of the act creating the school security disbursement program cash fund are contingent upon House Bill 22-1120, which recreates the school security disbursement program, becoming law.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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