Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1257

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: None (noncode).

Synopsis: Services for developmentally disabled children. Appropriates to the office of the secretary of family and social services an amount sufficient to fund services for 50 individuals in small behavior management residences for developmentally disabled children. Requires the division of disability, aging, and rehabilitative services to work with the necessary entities of state government to ensure that small behavior management residences for children are available and located equitably throughout Indiana based on current and projected needs.

Effective: July 1, 2005.





Summers




    January 6, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs.







Introduced

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1257



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning health and to make an appropriation.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: ; (05)IN1257.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005] (a) As used in this SECTION, "small behavior management residence for children" means a community residential facility for the developmentally disabled licensed as a child rearing residence that:
        (1) is a home exclusively for children;
        (2) has a behavior management program staffed by:
            (A) a behavior management consultant; or
            (B) personnel;
        to develop and monitor behavioral training, developmental training, and support in specific areas for all residents who function on a similar level; and
        (3) does not have more than six (6) beds.

     (b) There is appropriated to the office of the secretary of family and social services from the state general fund an amount sufficient to fund services for fifty (50) individuals who:
        (1) are not receiving services as of July 1, 2005;
        (2) are eligible to receive services; and
        (3) will receive services;

in small behavior management residences for children beginning July 1, 2005, and ending June 30, 2006.
    (c) There is appropriated to the office of the secretary of family and social services from the state general fund an amount sufficient to fund services for fifty (50) individuals who:
        (1) are not receiving services as of July 1, 2005;
        (2) are eligible to receive services; and

         (3) will receive services;
in small behavior management residences for children beginning July 1, 2006, and ending June 30, 2007.
     (d) The division of disability, aging, and rehabilitative services shall work with the necessary agencies, departments, divisions, bureaus, offices, and councils of state government to ensure that small behavior management residences for children are:
        (1) available for individuals funded under this SECTION; and
        (2) located equitably throughout Indiana based on current and projected needs of each geographic area of Indiana.
    (e) This SECTION expires July 1, 2007.