STL CARES (Community Assessment and Referral for Enduring Stability) Program
This Board Bill authorizes the City of St. Louis Department of Health (DOH) to accept a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)(CFDA Number: 93.243)(Award No. 1H79SM080544-01), known as the Law Enforcement and Behavioral Health Partnership: STL CARES (Community Assessment and Referral for Enduring Stability) project grant in the total amount of One Million Six Hundred Forty Eight Thousand Six Hundred Twenty Seven Dollars ($1,648,627) over five years, to enable early diversion of individuals with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) and Co-Occurring Disorders (COD) from potential arrest using targeted outreach and behavioral health co-response, coupled with law enforcement personnel training in mental health and trauma-informed response and other grant purposes; authorizing the expenditure of grant funds by entering into contracts or otherwise for the grant purposes.
Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.
Bill text was introduced (1.21 MB PDF).04/30/2021
Referred to a Committee
The bill was assigned to the Health and Human Services Committee.05/13/2021
The bill was substituted with a recommendation of do pass during the Health and Human Services Committee hearing.
The bill text was changed:
- Committee Substitute (1.02 MB PDF)
The bill was passed.05/26/2021
The bill was engrossed during the Engrossment, Rules, Resolutions and Credentials Committee.05/27/2021
The bill was passed.05/27/2021
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