The state Department of Health shall award grant funds to eligible school-based health centers projects to expand student access to mental and physical health care services and to improve the health and education outcomes of students through the use of telehealth. Requirements for eligibility and definitions are outlined. The sum of $950K may be set aside from the general fund for these purposes.
First reading, referred to Health and Long Term Care on 1.16.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at on 1.24.2020. Executive session scheduled, but no action taken, in the Senate Committee on Health and Long Term Care on 1.31.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health and Long Term Care on 2.3.2020 majority pass and refer to Ways & Means. Referred to Ways & Means on 2.5.2020. (updated 3.13.2020)