Nevada Juvenile Justice

Sec. § 62B.630
Percentage of certain State money to be used to develop, promote and coordinate evidence-based programs and practices; certain contracts with treatment providers to require compliance with evidence-based standards.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2 and subject to the provisions of subsection 4, the Division of Child and Family Services and each department of juvenile services that receives money from the State, except money received from the State Plan for Medicaid as a benefit for a child subject to the jurisdiction of a juvenile court, must use such money to develop, promote and coordinate evidence-based programs and practices.

2.

A department of juvenile services in a county whose population is less than 100,000 must be evaluated for compliance with the requirement set forth in subsection 1 based on the amount of money received from the State, other limitations on resources and the availability of treatment providers in the county.

3.

A contract or provider agreement between the Division of Child and Family Services or a department of juvenile services and a treatment provider for the provision of any juvenile services that uses money from the State must require the treatment provider to comply with the evidence-based standards developed by the Commission pursuant to NRS 62B.615.

4.

The Division of Child and Family Services and each department of juvenile services shall use the following percentages of money received from the State as described in subsection 1 to develop, promote and coordinate evidence-based programs and practices:

(a)

In Fiscal Year 2019-2020, 25 percent.

(b)

In Fiscal Year 2020-2021, 50 percent.

(c)

In Fiscal Year 2021-2022, 75 percent.

(d)

In Fiscal Year 2022-2023 and each subsequent fiscal year, 100 percent.
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Feb. 5, 2021