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House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

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. Adds four legislative members to the task force 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 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. Adds four legislative members to the task force 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. Changes the expiration date of the task force from December 31, 2018, to December 31, 2025, and makes all changes to the task force retroactive to December 30, 2018. Requires the rehabilitation services bureau to develop a plan to serve all service priority categories under order of selection not later than December 31, 2021. 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. ... View more