Senate Bill 0370
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DIGEST OF SB370 (Updated February 23, 2000 11:12 AM - DI 84)
Human services. Makes changes to the membership and meeting procedure of the community residential facilities council. Requires council approval of an entity providing supported living services. Allows the council to issue a provisional license or provisional approval for up to six months to a supervised group living facility or an entity that provides supported living services. Requires the state department of health to establish and maintain a registry of case managers and certain unlicensed employees of: (1) community based residential, habilitation, or vocational services providers; (2) intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded serving more than eight individuals; (3) state institutions under the control of the division of disability, aging, and rehabilitative services (DDARS) or the division of mental health; and (4) health care facilities. Prohibits specified entities from certifying or employing an individual as a case manager or employing an individual in certain unlicensed positions if the individual has been convicted of specified offenses or if the individual has committed a certain action. Provides for the establishment of procedures to investigate allegations of specified types of misconduct and to report substantiated findings. Allows DDARS to assess a civil penalty for noncompliance. Provides that certain members of the Indiana emergency medical services commission must be appointed from entities that provide emergency medical services.
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