Revision: March 18, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
SB 236-FN-A - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE
SENATE BILL 236-FN-A
SPONSORS: Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Levesque, Dist 12; Sen. Watters, Dist 4
COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services
This bill makes an appropriation to the department of health and human services for the purposes of creating and upgrading facilities for substance use disorder treatment and recovery.
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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.
Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]
Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
03/14/2019 0842s 19-1037
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
1 Appropriation. The sum of $5,000,000 for the biennium ending June 30, 2021 is hereby appropriated to the department of health and human services for the purposes of upgrading existing substance use disorder treatment and recovery housing facilities and creating new substance use disorder treatment and recovery housing facilities. Funds appropriated under this section shall be used for upgrading or renovating existing facilities to ensure compliance with fire code and safety standards; expanding existing facilities to increase service capacity; and developing new substance use disorder treatment and recovery housing facilities. Facilities receiving funds under this section shall be in compliance with any state rules associated with the operation of such programs. The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for said sum out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. Funds appropriated in this section shall be nonlapsing.
SB 236-FN-A- FISCAL NOTE
AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE (AMENDMENT #2019-0842s)
AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of health and human services for the purposes of upgrades to substance use disorder treatment facilities.
FISCAL IMPACT: [ X ] State [ ] County [ ] Local [ ] None
Estimated Increase / (Decrease)
[ X ] General [ ] Education [ ] Highway [ ] Other
This bill makes a general fund appropriation of $5 million to the Department of Health and Human Services for the FY 2020/21 biennium, for the purposes of upgrading and renovating existing substance use disorder treatment and recovery facilities. The Department anticipates distributing the funds equally between the two fiscal years, and does not expect to receive matching funds from any other source.
Department of Health and Human Services