HI HB491 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 22-1)
Status: Introduced on January 25 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-27 - Referred to HHH, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 1
Pending: House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Allows the executive office of aging to relax the thirty-hour employment requirement for qualified caregivers under the Kupuna Caregivers Program during a state-declared state of emergency. Adds the option of kupuna caregiver-directed services to the kupuna caregivers program. Includes assisting the care recipient and caregiver with the enrollment process as the duty of a coach. Allows funds under the Kupuna Caregivers Program to be issued to the care recipient's financial management service provider.

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Relating To Services For Kupuna.



2021-01-27HouseReferred to HHH, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 1
2021-01-25HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2021-01-22HousePending introduction.

Same As/Similar To

SB838 (Same As) 2021-03-04 - One Day Notice 03-05-21.


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