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Last Updated: 2/14/2011
Budget Issue: Coleman Bed Expansion Vacaville Psychiatric Program - 64 Beds.
Program: Department of Mental Health
Finding or Recommendation: Recommend reduction of $1.8 million General Fund to reflect phased in activation of 80.3 requested positions. The Governor's budget does not adequately account for a phase-in of these positions based on the activation schedule provided by the department.
Further Detail

The Governor’s budget requests 80.3 positions and $7.5 million General Fund for the second staffing phase of a court-ordered 64 bed expansion at the Vacaville Psychiatric Program.