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HF 1194

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/14/2019 03:18pm

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underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 02/14/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; appropriating money to children's mental health
collaboratives; requiring a report.


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new text begin (a) $600,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $600,000 in fiscal year 2021 are appropriated from
the general fund to the commissioner of human services for a grant for a rural multicounty
demonstration project to assist transition-aged youth and young adults with emotional
behavioral disturbance (EBD) or mental illnesses in making a successful transition into
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new text begin (b) Children's mental health collaboratives under Minnesota Statutes, section 245.493,
are eligible to apply for the grant under this section. The commissioner shall solicit proposals
and award the grant to one proposal that best meets the requirements under paragraph (c).
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new text begin (c) The demonstration project must:
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new text begin (1) build on and streamline transition services by identifying rural youth 15 to 25 years
of age currently in the mental health system or with emerging mental health conditions;
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new text begin (2) support youth to achieve, within the youth's potential, personal goals in employment,
education, housing, and community life functioning;
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new text begin (3) provide individualized motivational coaching;
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new text begin (4) build on needed social supports;
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new text begin (5) demonstrate how services can be enhanced for youth to successfully navigate the
complexities associated with their unique needs;
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new text begin (6) utilize all available funding streams;
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new text begin (7) demonstrate collaboration with the local children's mental health collaborative in
designing and implementing the demonstration project;
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new text begin (8) evaluate the effectiveness of the project by specifying and measuring outcomes
showing the level of progress for involved youth; and
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new text begin (9) compare differences in outcomes and costs to youth without previous access to this
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new text begin (d) By January 15, 2021, the commissioner shall report to the legislative committees
with jurisdiction over mental health issues on the status and outcomes of the demonstration
project. The children's mental health collaborative administering the demonstration project
shall collect and report outcome data, as requested by the commissioner, to support the
development of the report.
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