Catawba Hospital; DBHDS to study feasibility of transforming into subst. abuse/mental health trtmt.
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; feasibility study; Catawba Hospital; substance abuse treatment and recovery services; report. Directs the Department of General Services, in cooperation with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, to study the feasibility of transforming Catawba Hospital into a state-of-the-art facility at which a continuum of substance abuse treatment and recovery services is provided in addition to the array of behavioral health and other services currently provided to geriatric individuals in need of mental health care. The Department of General Services shall report its findings, conclusions, and recommendations to the Governor and the Chairmen of the Senate Committees on Education and Health and Finance and Appropriations and the House Committees on Appropriations and Health, Welfare and Institutions by December 1, 2022.
Bill Patron: Rasoul
(House) VOTE: Passage (99-Y 0-N) February 11, 2022
(Senate) Continued to 2023 in Rules (14-Y 2-N) March 4, 2022