New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:9a-9.2 - Target Populations; Initiation Or Expansion Of Services

30:9A-9.2. Target populations; initiation or expansion of services
a. The reimbursement or advancement grants shall be used to initiate or expand services to the following target populations and such other populations as may be designated by the Commissioner of the Department of Human Services:

(1) Persons in State or county psychiatric institutions whose conditions do not warrant institutionalization; and

(2) Adults and children in the community who have psychiatric problems and are at risk of hospitalization because of a lack of alternative community services.

b. The commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations clearly delineating the conditions which shall be met for an individual to be considered part of a "target population."

c. In addition, the commissioner shall promulgate standards for monitoring and evaluating local mental health programs and shall cause a report, in writing, to be prepared and submitted to the Governor and the Legislature through the Standing Reference Committees on Institutions, Health and Welfare and the Office of Legislative Services on the results of the monitoring and evaluation, in a manner sufficient to indicate utilization of State funds for target populations served. The commissioner shall include in the report a funding source analysis of all projects within each county receiving reimbursement or advancement grants. The report shall be submitted within 12 months following enactment of this act and annually thereafter.

L.1983, c. 435, s. 3, eff. Jan. 5, 1984.

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