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Resolution RS2018-1292

A resolution approving a third amendment to a contract between the State of Tennessee, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, extending the term of the contract for reduced rates for court ordered evaluations and treatment for defendants charged with misdemeanor crimes.

WHEREAS, T.C.A. Title 33, Chapter 7, Part 3 authorizes general sessions judges to order a defendant charged with a misdemeanor crime to undergo outpatient or inpatient mental health evaluations and treatment; and,

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government is responsible for the payment of the direct costs of such evaluations and treatment conducted at the State’s Regional Mental Health Institutes; and,

WHEREAS, the attached third amendment to the contract approved by RS2015-1502 extends the term of the contract to June 30, 2019, for reduced rates for the cost of the evaluations and treatment ordered by the court; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this contract be approved.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1: That the third amendment to the contract by and between the State of Tennessee, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, extending the term of the contract to June 30, 2019, for reduced rates for court ordered evaluations and treatment for defendants charged with misdemeanors, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

Section 2: That this resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Tanaka Vercher

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee - Approved

IntroducedJuly 17, 2018

AdoptedJuly 17, 2018

ApprovedJuly 18, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 07/26/2018 7:05 AM