CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) RESOURCE CENTER Read More

HB 293

Title: Behavioral Health Crisis Response Services - 9-8-8 Trust Fund
Author: Karen Lewis Young

Summary
Establishing the 9-8-8 Trust Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund to provide reimbursement for costs associated with designating and maintaining 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to designate 9-8-8 as the primary phone number for the State's behavioral health crisis hotline; requiring the Department by December 1 each year to report on the expenditure of funds and additional services provided by the funding; etc.

Status
First Reading Health and Government Operations and Appropriations 01/17/2022

Bill Documents
HB 293 - First
2022-01-17 - HB 293 (First)