LD 657
Session - 127th Maine Legislature
LR 1392
Item 1
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

An Act To Provide Enhanced Mental Health Services to the County Prison Population


This bill is a concept draft pursuant to Joint Rule 208.

This bill proposes to increase funding for mental health care services for the county prison population, including educating and training prison employees in behavioral health assessment and protocols on an annual basis. It would also require that every county jail have a mental health worker on site at least 8 hours a day.

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