SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1323
92ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES WALSH (Sponsor), LOWE, DARROUGH, HENKE, CORCORAN, SEIGFREID, DAVIS (122), GEORGE, JONES, SHOEMAKER, JOHNSON (90), TAYLOR, MOORE, MILLER, SKAGGS, SPRENG, BEAN, KING, WILDBERGER, PURGASON, HOLAND, WALTON, MUCKLER, GREEN, PAGE, JOHNSON (61), MEINERS, KRATKY, VOGT,
WHORTON AND SALVA (Co-sponsors).
Read 1st time January 29, 2004, and copies ordered printed.
STEPHEN S. DAVIS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 630, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to department of mental health facilities.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 630, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 630.555, to read as follows:
630.555. Prior to closure or downsizing of any state facility operated by the department of mental health, the director of the department shall submit a cost-benefit analysis of and a written plan for the closure or downsizing of the facility to the senate and house appropriations committees on mental health for their consideration.