Bill Text: AZ HB2593 | 2018 | Fifty-third Legislature 2nd Regular | Introduced


Bill Title: Appropriation; suicide prevention

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-02-07 - House read second time [HB2593 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2018-HB2593-Introduced.html

 

 

 

REFERENCE TITLE: appropriation; suicide prevention

 

 

 

 

State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-third Legislature

Second Regular Session

2018

 

 

HB 2593

 

Introduced by

Representatives Epstein: Alston, Andrade, Engel, Espinoza, Fernandez, Gabaldón, Gonzales, Navarrete, Peten, Saldate, Salman, Senator Quezada

 

 

AN ACT

 

appropriating monies to the Arizona health care cost containment system administration.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Appropriation; Arizona health care cost containment system administration; suicide rate reduction; annual plan

A.  The sum of $95,000 and 1 FTE position are appropriated from the state general fund in fiscal year 2018-2019 to the Arizona health care cost containment system administration to implement an annual plan to reduce the suicide rate in this state.  The plan shall:

1.  Be community-based.

2.  Promote the coordination of suicide prevention activities throughout this state.

3.  Include specific suicide reduction goals and a method for measuring the progress toward the attainment of the goals.

B.  The position created in subsection A of this section supplements and does not supplant the positions existing in the Arizona health care cost containment system administration on the effective date of this act.

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