AMENDED IN SENATE MARCH 14, 2011
12 regular session
ASSEMBLY BILL No. 100
Introduced by Committee on Budget (Blumen
eld (Chair), Alejo,Allen, Brownley, Buchanan, Butler, Cedillo, Chesbro, Dickinson,Feuer, Gordon, Huffman, Mitchell, Monning, and Swanson)
January 10, 2011An act relating to the Budget Act of 2011.
An act to amend Sections5813.5, 5846, 5847, 5890, 5891, 5892, and 5898 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to mental health services, making anappropriation therefor, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately.
AB 100, as amended, Committee on Budget. Budget Act of 2011.
Mental Health Services Act.Existing law contains provisions governing the operation and
nancing of community mental health services for the mentallydisordered in every county through locally administered and locallycontrolled community mental health programs. Existing law, the MentalHealth Services Act, an initiative measure enacted by the voters asProposition 63 at the November 2, 2004, statewide general election,funds a system of county mental health plans for the provision of mentalhealth services, as speci
ed. The act provides that it may be amended by the Legislature by a
vote of each house as long as the amendment is consistent with and furthers the intent of the act, and that theLegislature may also clarify procedures and terms of the act by majorityvote.