SB18-272

SB18-272 - Crisis And Suicide Prevention Training Grant Program

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning suicide prevention training in schools, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

The bill creates the crisis and suicide prevention training grant program (grant program) in the department of public health and environment (department). The purpose of the grant program is to provide financial assistance to schools in providing crisis and suicide prevention training to schools, with priority given to those schools that have previously not received such training. The grant program may authorize up to $400,000 in grants per year in varying amounts. The office of suicide prevention and the school safety resource center shall work collaboratively with the department to develop guidelines and criteria for the grant program. Grant recipients are required to report on their activities using grant money.

The crisis and suicide prevention training grant program fund is created and authorized to accept appropriations from the general assembly, as well as gifts, grants, and donations.

The bill makes conforming amendments that authorize the existing office of suicide prevention in statute.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

 

Latest update: May 30, 2018
05/30/2018 - Governor Signed
05/21/2018 - Sent to the Governor
05/21/2018 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/17/2018 - Signed by the President of the Senate
05/09/2018 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/08/2018 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments
05/08/2018 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
05/08/2018 - House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Unamended to Appropriations
05/07/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services
05/07/2018 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/04/2018 - Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
05/04/2018 - Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole
04/25/2018 - Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Unamended to Appropriations
04/20/2018 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services