Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-765

EHS 765

Opiate Diversion Program

Messrs. Tarr, Brownsberger, Humason, Montigny and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 4512-0200, by inserting after the word "beds" in line 19 the following:-

"provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the development, implementation, monitoring and documentation of a pilot program in the city of Gloucester and not more than 2 additional and geographically diverse municipalities whereby a municipal police department coordinates a comprehensive, community based diversion program to secure appropriate treatment for those addicted to opiates who voluntary seek such treatment by appearing at a police station or other public safety facility"