Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-540-R1

Redraft EHS 540

School Nurse Liaison Project Addressing Mental Health Needs of Students

Mr. Feeney, Ms. Rausch, Messrs. Timilty, Pacheco and Cyr, Ms. Comerford, Messrs. Keenan and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 5042-5000, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program to expand its services to include the Massachusetts School Nurse Liaison Project to provide services including, but not limited to, educational programming for school staff, consultation services and resource development to assist school districts and private schools in addressing the mental health needs of their students, as a continuation of the existing McLean School Nurse Liaison Project”; and by striking out the figure “$97,309,089” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$97,509,089”.