• Date Due: October 01, 2017
  • Author: Compensation Board
  • Enabling Authority: Appropriation Act - Item 70 J.3. (Regular Session, 2017)
  • Description:
    Report on the review of the Compensation Board's jail staffing standards with respect to the provision of mental health and medical treatment in jails, including an evaluation of the costs and benefits of requiring in all jails an assessment within 72 hours of the time of the initial screening, by qualified mental health professionals, of the need for mental health services in all cases where the initial screening indicates the person may hve a mental illness, and including any recommendations for updating the jail staffing standards and associated costs.