Bill Summary for H 543 (2013-2014)

Summary date: 

Apr 24 2013

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 543 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 3, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT ADDRESSING PERMISSIBLE GUARDIANSHIP ROLES FOR CORPORATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS THAT PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES.
Intro. by Jones, Avila, Glazier, Turner.

View: All Summaries for BillTracking:

Bill summary

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 35A-1213(f) to provide that an individual who contracts with or is employed by an entity that contracts with an LME for the delivery of mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services may not serve as a guardian for a ward for whom the individual or entity is providing these services unless one of three conditions is met, including the individual is not biologically related to the ward, and was serving on March 1, 2013 as a guardian without compensation (was, not biologically related to the ward and appointed by the court and serving as a guardian without compensation).

Adds the requirement that the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services appoint a subcommittee to examine the impact of the 1915(b)/(c) Medicaid waiver and other mental health system reforms on public guardianship services and report to the Committee on or before May 9, 2014, at which time the subcommittee terminates.

© 2021 School of Government The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

This work is copyrighted and subject to "fair use" as permitted by federal copyright law. No portion of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without the express written permission of the publisher. Distribution by third parties is prohibited. Prohibited distribution includes, but is not limited to, posting, e-mailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, installing on intranets or servers, and redistributing via a computer network or in printed form. Unauthorized use or reproduction may result in legal action against the unauthorized user.

Printer-friendly: Click to view