Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - September 23, 2014
REVISED September 23, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #16

Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Brenda Rogers, Director
Community Services Department  x3489

Andy Guyre, Human Services Division Manager
Community Services Department  x3493

Action Requested
Adopt Resolution R-14-139 to indicate Manatee County Government's support for the passage of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 3717).

Enabling/Regulating Authority
F.S. 125

Background Discussion
  • The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis act was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Representative Tim Murphy and co-sponsored by Representative Vern Buchanan.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Original to Board Records.

Copy to:  U.S. Representative Vern Buchanan, 1051 Manatee Avenue West, Suite 305, Bradenton, FL 34205

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Mental Health Act-Resolution No. R-14-139.pdf