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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 bill 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 bill appropriates $6 million to the cash fund.

The temporary youth mental health services program is set to repeal on June 30, 2022. The bill continues the temporary youth mental health services program and the bi-annual reporting requirements until June 30, 2024. The bill appropriates $6 million from the behavioral and mental health cash fund to the department of human services for the temporary youth mental health services program.

The bill 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.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed

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