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Amend CSHB 2292 as follows:                                                  
	SECTION 1.  Chapter 531, Government Code, is amended by 
adding Subchapter K to read as follows:
SUBCHAPTER K. PROVISION OF SERVICES FOR CERTAIN CHILDREN WITH MULTIAGENCY NEEDS
Sec. 531.401. DEFINITIONS. In this subchapter: (1) "Children with severe emotional disturbances" includes: (A) children who are at risk of incarceration or placement in a residential mental health facility; (B) children for whom a court may appoint the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services as managing conservator; (C) children who are students in a special education program under Subchapter A, Chapter 29, Education Code; and (D) children who have a substance abuse disorder or a developmental disability. (2) "Community resource coordination group" means a coordination group established under a memorandum of understanding adopted under Section 531.055, as added by Chapter 114, Acts of the 77th Legislature, Regular Session, 2001. (3) "Consortium" means the consortium that oversees the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative under Subchapter G, Chapter 531, as added by Chapter 446, Acts of the 76th Legislature, Regular Session, 1999. (4) "Systems of care services" means a comprehensive state system of mental health services and other necessary and related services that is organized as a coordinated network to meet the multiple and changing needs of children with severe emotional disturbances and their families. Sec. 531.402. EVALUATIONS BY COMMUNITY RESOURCE COORDINATION GROUPS. (a) Each community resource coordination group shall evaluate the provision of systems of care services in the community that the group serves. Each evaluation must: (1) describe and prioritize services needed by children with severe emotional disturbances in the community; (2) review and assess the systems of care services that are available in the community to meet those needs; (3) assess the integration of the provision of those services; and (4) identify any barriers to the effective provision of those services. (b) Each community resource coordination group shall create a report that includes the evaluation in Subsection (a) and makes related recommendations, including: (1) suggested policy and statutory changes at agencies that provide systems of care services; and (2) recommendations for overcoming barriers to the provision of systems of care services and improving the integration of those services. (c) Each community resource coordination group shall submit the report described by Subsection (b) to the consortium. The consortium shall provide a deadline to each group for submitting the reports. The time frame for completing the reports must be coordinated with any regional reviews by the commission of the delivery of related services. Sec. 531.403. SUMMARY REPORT BY TEXAS INTEGRATED FUNDING INITIATIVE CONSORTIUM. (a) The consortium shall create a summary report based on the evaluations in the reports submitted to the consortium by community resource coordination groups under Section 531.402. The consortium's report must include recommendations for policy and statutory changes at each agency that is involved in the provision of systems of care services and the outcome expected from implementing each recommendation. (b) The consortium shall coordinate, where appropriate, the recommendations in the report created under this section with recommendations in the assessment developed under S.B. No. 491, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003, and with the continuum of care developed under S.B. No. 490, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. (c) The consortium may include in the report created under this section recommendations for the statewide expansion of sites participating in the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative under Subchapter G, Chapter 531, as added by Chapter 446, Acts of the 76th Legislature, Regular Session, 1999, and the integration of services provided at those sites with services provided by community resource coordination groups. (d) The consortium shall provide a copy of the report created under this section to each agency for which the report makes a recommendation and to other agencies as appropriate. Sec. 531.404. AGENCY IMPLEMENTATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS. An agency described by Section 531.403(a) shall, as appropriate, adopt rules, policy changes, and memoranda of understanding with other agencies to implement the recommendations in the report created under Section 531.403. SECTION 2. The consortium that oversees the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative under Subchapter G, Chapter 531, Government Code, as added by Chapter 446, Acts of the 76th Legislature, Regular Session, 1999, in cooperation with the Health and Human Services Commission and the Texas Department of Health, shall report to the governor and the 79th Legislature not later than January 11, 2005, on: (1) recommendations in the report under Section 531.403, Government Code, as added by this Act, including recommendations for statutory changes; and (2) agency implementation of recommendations under Section 531.404, Government Code, as added by this Act. SECTION 3. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this Act takes effect September 1, 2003.