Data and Information Sharing Subcommittee Update
COMMITTEE ON TREATMENT OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
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09:57 AM -- Data and Information Sharing Subcommittee Update
Peggy Heil, Advisory Task Force member, provided an update on the Data and Information Sharing Subcommittee. She provided an information packet (Attachment D). Ms. Heil reminded the committee of the Bureau of Justice Assistance Second Chance Act Statewide Adult Recidivism Reduction planning grant to develop a criminal justice health information exchange. She stated that the Bureau of Justice Assistance recently released the implementation grant application guidelines. Ms. Heil stated that the implementation grant requires matching funds from the state. She reviewed the grant timeline and potential funding. She reviewed the information that will be included in the grant application. She discussed the various entities that will be involved in the data and information sharing system that will be developed under the grant.
Ms. Heil answered questions about the involvement of problem-solving courts in the data and information sharing systems. She referenced the use of psychiatric advance directive. Ms. Heil answered questions about how the committee could support the grant application. Ms. Heil provided a draft letter of support (Attachment E). The committee discussed the letter of support and possibly reaching out to other legislative committees about supporting the grant application.