Bill Summary for H 1062 (2021-2022)
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AN ACT TO DIRECT THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION TO STUDY INCREASING HOUSING OPTIONS FOR ADULTS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.Intro. by Hawkins, Insko.
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Requires the Legislative Research Commission (LRC) to study increasing housing options available to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Sets out seven actions that must be done as a part of the study, including considering housing transition plans for adults with IDD, incorporating and considering any strategic plans that have been developed by the Department of Health and Human Services related to housing, and considering any necessary services and supports for adults with IDD that will make a transition to independent living more successful. Requires LRC to report to the 2023 General Assembly upon its convening.
Appropriates $200,000 form the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services for the Transitions to Community Living Initiative.