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Review of Tennessee�s Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grants for Federal Fiscal Years 2003 Through 2008

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities� (the State agency) controls over the expenditure of its Substance Abuse block grant funds were not always adequate. Specifically, we noted four weaknesses in State agency policies and procedures involving: (1) Federal reporting, (2) subrecipient monitoring, (3) subrecipient expenditure approval, and (4) maintenance of effort and earmarking.

Filed under: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration