Bill Summary for S 433 (2011-2012)
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CONCERNING ADMINISTRATION OF HUMAN SERVICES IN COUNTIES THAT HAVE ELECTED TO CONSOLIDATE THOSE SERVICES DIRECTLY EITHER UNDER THE COUNTY OR UNDER A CONSOLIDATED HUMAN SERVICE BOARD, AND TO MAKE THAT STATUTE STATEWIDE IN APPLICABILITY.Intro. by Hartsell
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House committee substitute makes the following changes to 4th edition.
Amends GS 153A-76 to prohibit a board of county commissioners from consolidating an area mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services board into a consolidated human services board. Also prohibits abolishing an area mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services board, except as provided in GS Chapter 122C. Specifies that these prohibitions do not apply to any board that has exercised the powers and duties of an area mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse board as of January 1, 2012. Further amends the statute to prohibit a board from abolishing, assuming control over, or consolidating into a human services agency a public hospital.
Amends GS 153A-77 to require a board of county commissioners that has assumed direct control of a local health board and does not delegate the powers and duties of that board to a consolidated health service board to appoint an advisory committee. Makes other clarifying changes to the authority of the board of county commissioners. Requires a consolidated human services board that is not exercising powers and duties of an area mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services board to include four consumers of human services as members. Makes conforming changes.
Deletes section requiring the Department of Health and Human Services to allocate $5 million to the Division of Public Health for the incentive program.
Requires the Program Evaluation Division to make its report on the feasibility of a transfer of the Division of Public Health to the University of North Carolina by February 1, 2013 (was, February 1, 2012).