RD357 - Virginia Behavioral/Mental Health Dockets – October 1, 2018

Executive Summary:

The 2018 Appropriation Act (Item 38 N.), see Appendix A, directs the Office of the Executive Secretary (OES) of the Supreme Court of Virginia to “evaluate and report the results of the expansion, as well as recommendations for expansion of mental health dockets to other courts to the Secretaries of Public Safety and Homeland Security and Health and Human Resources, the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget, and the Chairmen of House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1, 2018." This report has been prepared to meet this requirement.