Introduced Version





HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the secretary of family and social services to set up a NiteTime Companion pilot program.



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Introduced

First Regular Session of the 114th General Assembly (2005)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the secretary of family and social services to set up a NiteTime Companion pilot program.

    Whereas, The commission on mental retardation and developmental disabilities heard testimony on the NiteTime Companion program and believes that this concept should be expanded;

    Whereas, The NiteTime Companion program has been thoroughly tested by the Wabash Center in Lafayette, Indiana, and has been operating successfully in Dane County, Wisconsin, for two years;

    Whereas, The NiteTime Companion program provides the level of supervision necessary to ensure the safety of the residents of supported living facilities and is cost effective; and

    Whereas, The safety, care, and well-being of the residents of supported living facilities are of the utmost importance: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly urges the secretary of family and social services to seek the waivers and funding necessary to establish four (4) pilot programs of the NiteTime Companion

program, one each in Lake County, Marion County, Monroe County, and Tippecanoe County.
    SECTION 2. That the principal clerk of the house of representatives shall transmit a copy of this resolution to the secretary of family and social services.