Future Committee Meeting Dates and Letter Discussion
COMMITTEE ON TREATMENT OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
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12:28 PM -- Discussion of Future Committee Meeting Dates and Letters from the Committee
Ms. Harding discussed the Navigating the Mental Health & Substance Abuse Disorder System document and the Quality Health Improvement Project - Improving Access to Key Services for At-risk Children and Families that were distributed to the committee (Attachments G and H).
Ms. King referenced a Legislative Council Staff memorandum that outlines the interim committee bill deadlines (Attachment I). The committee discussed potential future meeting dates, but it was determined that the meeting date would be selected via e-mail.
The committee discussed which entity should be sent a letter about potential staffing for the task force. Ms. King discussed fiscal note information for previous legislation that provided funding for staff support to the task force. The committee requested that the following letters drafted:
- a letter to the Department of Labor and Employment about representative participation on the advisory task force;
- a letter to the Division of Housing in the Department of Local Affairs about representative participation on the advisory task force;
- a letter to the Joint Budget Committee, the Governor's Office, and legislative leadership concerning staffing for the advisory task force;
- a letter to the State Board of Human Services concerning the Collaborative Management Program and allowing for an appeals process when funding is denied due to an application deadline being missed due to extenuating circumstances; and
- a letter to the Chief Justice regarding including trainings on management plans at judicial trainings.
The committee adjourned.