Honorable Donna Campbell, Chair, Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB27 by Campbell (Relating to the mental health program for veterans.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend Health and Safety Code Chapter 1001 to require the Health and Human Services Commission to include training and technical assistance for peer service coordinators and licensed mental health professionals in the mental health program for veterans. The Texas Veterans Commission and the Health and Human Services Commission indicate that any costs associated with the bill could be absorbed within existing agency resources. The bill would take effect September 1, 2017.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
403 Veterans Commission, 529 Health and Human Services Commission