Section 1 (245.4889, subd. 1) allows the commissioner of make grants for start-up funds to establish new childrens’ mental health programs to support providers to meet all program requirements and begin operations.
Section 2 (256B.0625, subd. 45a) adds a cross-reference to the new section of law establishing eligibility for PRTF and strikes obsolete language.
Section 3 (256B.0941) establishes the eligibility for the PRTF, the services provided, the statewide per diem rate, and criteria for leave days.
Section 4 (256B.0943, subd. 13) amends the children’s therapeutic services and supports (CTSS) statute by striking a problematic reference to group homes, and adding a reference to PRTF. This section allows up to 15 hours of CTSS provided within a six-month period in the locations listed in this section of law.