Mental Health Criminal Diversion Program
Criminal mental health programs - extension - report - appropriation. In 2018, the general assembly established the mental health criminal justice diversion pilot program (pilot program) and the mental health criminal justice grant program (grant program). The act extends the grant program an additional year and removes the cap on the total of all grants awarded per year. The act also requires the state court administrator to provide reports to specified committees of the general assembly concerning both the pilot program and the grant program.
The act appropriates $442,543 to the judicial department for the grant program.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)