Bill Text: NH SB236 | 2019 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Making an appropriation to the department of health and human services for the purposes of upgrades to substance use disorder treatment facilities.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-27 - Pending Motion OT3rdg; 03/27/2019; Senate Journal 10 [SB236 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2019-SB236-Amended.html

SB 236-FN-A - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

03/14/2019   0842s

03/27/2019   1158s

2019 SESSION

19-1037

01/10

 

SENATE BILL 236-FN-A

 

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of health and human services for the purposes of upgrades to substance use disorder treatment facilities.

 

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

 

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ANALYSIS

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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

03/27/2019   1158s 19-1037

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of health and human services for the purposes of upgrades to substance use disorder treatment facilities.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Appropriation.  The sum of $5,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 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.  

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

LBAO

19-1037

Amended 3/18/19

 

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)

STATE:

FY 2020

FY 2021

FY 2022

FY 2023

   Appropriation

$5,000,000

$0

$0

$0

   Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Expenditures

$2,500,000

$2,500,000

$0

$0

Funding Source:

  [ X ] General            [    ] Education            [    ] Highway           [    ] Other

 

METHODOLOGY:

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.    

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Department of Health and Human Services

 

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