Amend CSSB 1 as follows:
Amend 58 on page II-62 to read 58. State Hospital and State Supported Living Center Workforce. Out of funds appropriated above in Strategy G.1.1, State Supported Living Centers, and Strategy G.2.1, Mental Health State Hospitals, the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) shall increase the salaries of state hospital and state supported living center employees by $3,000. Any additional funds allocated in this appropriation may be used to evaluate compensation levels, turnover and vacancy rates and patterns, use of contractors and position type, and recruiting efforts at the state hospitals and state supported living centers. HHSC shall develop recommendations to reduce turnover and vacancy rates. No later than August 31, 2022, HHSC shall submit to the Legislative Budget Board and the governor's office a report on the recommendations and initiatives taken to address these workforce issues.
Amend G.1.1 on page II-34 to add $33,600,000 making Strategy: State Supported Living Centers $720,398,420 for FY 22 and FY 23
Amend G.1.2 on page II-34 to add $21,000,000 making Strategy: State Mental Hospital $447,321,887 for FY 22 and FY 23
Amend total, Goal G: Facilities to $1,355,452,797
Remove $54,600,000 from page V-45 B.1.2 Strategy: Routine Operations to now read $163,949,150 for FY 22 and FY 23