Bill Sponsors: IN HB1488 | 2019 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Rehabilitation and community based services. Requires the division of disability and rehabilitative services (division) to develop a plan to establish a statewide crisis assistance system program for individuals with developmental disabilities and sets forth requirements of the program. Establishes a task force until December 31, 2025, for assessment of services and supports for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (task force). Provides that the task force shall meet twice a year to receive a report from the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) on the implementation of the comprehensive plan of implementation of community based services provided to people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (implementation plan). Provides that: (1) at the first annual meeting, the office shall report on the progress made in implementing each recommendation of the implementation plan; and (2) at the second annual meeting, the office shall report any legislative changes needed to implement any recommendation of the implementation plan. Requires the division to determine and assess certain components of the vocational rehabilitation services program and serve specified individuals upon determining sufficient staffing and financial resources. Requires the division of disability and rehabilitative services, in coordination with the task force, to establish new priority categories for individuals served by a waiver.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 7-3)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-05 - Public Law 262 [HB1488 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Representative Edward Clere [R]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-072FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Michael Karickhoff [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-030FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Gregory Porter [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-096FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Peggy Mayfield [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-060FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Christy Stutzman [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-049FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator John Ruckelshaus [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-030FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Ed Charbonneau [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-005FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Ronald Grooms [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-046FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Jean Breaux [D]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-034FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Lonnie Randolph [D]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-002FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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