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Approp, H&W behav hlth, add’l
APPROPRIATIONS – HEALTH AND WELFARE – BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES – Relates to the appropriation to the Department of Health and Welfare for the Behavioral Health Services Division for fiscal years 2024 and 2025.

RS31677 / S1437

This appropriation to the Department of Health and Welfare for the Divisions of Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention, Mental Health Services, and Psychiatric Hospitalization provides enhancements to the FY 2025 maintenance budget that include nondiscretionary adjustments, funding from the opioid settlement for treatment, adjusting the budget for personnel costs and operating expenditures, replacement items, and endowment fund adjustments for state hospital north, and the additional 2% CEC. This bill also provides adjustments to the FY 2024 appropriation for Mental Health Services and Psychiatric Hospitalization. Looking at Table 2 below, there are net-zero budget impacts moving personnel costs to operating expenditures, and moving funding for crisis centers from the Adult Mental Health Program to the Children's Mental Health Program, budget alignment by fund source for State Hospital South, and accreditation at State Hospital North and State Hospital West.

Bill Events
Date Description
03/21 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing
03/21 Reported Printed; referred to Finance
03/25 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading
03/26 Read second time; filed for Third Reading
03/28 Read third time in full – PASSED - 24-11-0
AYES – Adams, Anthon, Bernt, Bjerke, Burtenshaw, Cook, Den Hartog, Grow, Guthrie, Harris, Hartgen, Just, Lakey, Lee, Lent, Patterson(Ward-Engelking), Rabe, Ricks, Schroeder, Semmelroth, Shea(Ruchti), Taylor, VanOrden, Wintrow
NAYS – Carlson, Foreman, Hart, Herndon, Lenney, Nichols, Okuniewicz, Toews, Trakel, Winder, Zuiderveld
Absent and excused – None
Floor Sponsor - VanOrden
Title apvd - to House
03/28 Received from the Senate, Filed for First Reading
03/28 Read First Time, Filed for Second Reading
03/29 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading
03/29 Rules Suspended: Ayes 65 Nays 0 Abs/Excd 5, read in full as required – PASSED - 44-23-3
AYES – Achilles, Allgood, Andrus, Berch, Blanksma, Bundy, Burns, Cannon, Cheatum, Chew(Harada), Cornilles, Dixon(24), Durrant, Erickson, Furniss, Galaviz, Gannon, Garner, Green, Handy, Healey, Hill, Horman, Lanting, Manwaring, Mathias, McCann, Miller, Monks, Necochea, Nelsen, Petzke, Pickett, Raybould, Raymond, Roberts, Tanner, Vander Woude, Weber(Weber), Wheeler, Wroten, Yamamoto, Young, Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Barbieri, Boyle, Clow, Crane(12), Crane(13), Dixon(1), Ehardt, Ehlers, Gallagher, Hawkins, Holtzclaw(Johnson), Lambert, Mendive, Mickelsen, Mitchell, Palmer, Price, Redman, Sauter, Scott, Shepherd, Skaug, Wisniewski
Absent – Alfieri, Kingsley, Rubel
Floor Sponsor - Tanner
Title apvd - to Senate
04/02 Returned From House Passed; referred to enrolling