Year

2015

Agency

Governor

$3.497m GFS/Total

House

$3.497m GFS/Total

Senate

$3.497m GFS/Total

Governor: Funding is provided to expand the Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT) at Western State Hospital (WSH). It also will create an additional team for day and evening shifts to support the civil wards at WSH and add a single team for day and evening shifts at Eastern State Hospital. These items will increase the safety of both staff and patients at both state hospitals.

House/Senate: Funding is provided to expand the Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT) at Western State Hospital (WSH), create an additional team for day and evening shifts to support the civil wards at WSH, and add a single team for day and evening shifts at Eastern State Hospital. This provides ongoing funding for a step in the early action supplemental operating budget, Chapter 3, Laws of 2015 (SHB 1105).