340.08 Duties of board of alcohol, drug addiction, and mental health services.

In accordance with rules or guidelines issued by the director of mental health and addiction services, each board of alcohol, drug addiction, and mental health services shall do all of the following:

(A) Submit to the department a report of receipts and expenditures for all federal, state, and local moneys the board expects to receive;

(1) The report shall identify funds the board and public children services agencies in the board's service district have available to fund jointly the services described in section 340.15 of the Revised Code.

(2) The board's proposed budget for expenditures of state and federal funds distributed to the board by the department shall be deemed an application for funds, and the department shall approve or disapprove the budget for these expenditures. The department shall inform the board of the reasons for disapproval of the budget for the expenditure of state and federal funds and of the criteria that must be met before the budget may be approved. The director shall provide the board an opportunity to present its case on behalf of the submitted budget. The director shall give the board a reasonable time in which to meet the criteria and shall offer the board technical assistance to help it meet the criteria.

If a board determines that it is necessary to amend a budget that has been approved under this section, the board shall submit a proposed amendment to the director. The director may approve or disapprove all or part of the amendment. The director shall inform the board of the reasons for disapproval of all or part of the amendment and of the criteria that must be met before the amendment may be approved. The director shall provide the board an opportunity to present its case on behalf of the amendment. The director shall give the board a reasonable time in which to meet the criteria and shall offer the board technical assistance to help it meet the criteria.

(3) The director of mental health and addiction services, in whole or in part, may withhold funds otherwise to be allocated to a board of alcohol, drug addiction, and mental health services under Chapter 5119. of the Revised Code if the board's use of state and federal funds fails to comply with the approved budget, as it may be amended with the approval of the department.

(B) Submit to the department a statement identifying the services described in section 340.09 of the Revised Code the board intends to make available. The board shall include crisis intervention services for individuals in emergency situations and services required pursuant to section 340.15 of the Revised Code, and the board shall explain the manner in which the board intends to make such services available. The list of services shall be compatible with the budget submitted pursuant to division (A) of this section. The department shall approve or disapprove the proposed listing of services to be made available. The department shall inform the board of the reasons for disapproval of the listing of proposed services and of the criteria that must be met before listing of proposed services may be approved. The director shall provide the board an opportunity to present its case on behalf of the submitted listing of proposed services. The director shall give the board a reasonable time in which to meet the criteria and shall offer the board technical assistance to help it meet the criteria.

(C) Enter into a continuity of care agreement with the state institution operated by the department of mental health and addiction services and designated as the institution serving the district encompassing the board's service district. The continuity of care agreement shall outline the department's and the board's responsibilities to plan for and coordinate with each other to address the needs of board residents who are patients in the institution, with an emphasis on managing appropriate hospital bed day use and discharge planning. The continuity of care agreement shall not require the board to provide services other than those on the list of services submitted by the board and approved by the department pursuant to division (B) of this section.

(D) In conjunction with the department of mental health and addiction services, operate a coordinated system for tracking and monitoring persons found not guilty by reason of insanity and committed pursuant to section 2945.40 of the Revised Code who have been granted a conditional release and persons found incompetent to stand trial and committed pursuant to section 2945.39 of the Revised Code who have been granted a conditional release. The system shall do all of the following:

(1) Centralize responsibility for the tracking of those persons;

(2) Provide for uniformity in monitoring those persons;

(3) Provide a mechanism to allow prompt rehospitalization, reinstitutionalization, or detention when a violation of the conditional release or decompensation occurs.

(E) Submit to the department a report summarizing complaints and grievances received by the board concerning the rights of persons seeking or receiving services, investigations of complaints and grievances, and outcomes of the investigations.

(F) Provide to the department information to be submitted to the community addiction and mental health information system or systems established by the department under Chapter 5119. of the Revised Code.

(G) Annually, and upon any change in membership, submit to the department a list of all current members of the board of alcohol, drug addiction, and mental health services, including the appointing authority for each member, and the member's specific qualification for appointment pursuant to section 340.02 or 340.021 of the Revised Code, if applicable.

(H) Submit to the department other information as is reasonably required for purposes of the department's operations, service evaluation, reporting activities, research, system administration, and oversight.

Added by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Repealed by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §105.01, eff. 7/1/2011.

This section is set out twice. See also § 340.08 , effective until 9/29/2013.