Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 203

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 12-28-1-13.

Synopsis: Protection and advocacy services commission. Provides that an individual with mental illness is eligible for services from the protection and advocacy services commission if the individual lives in a community setting, including the individual's own home.

Effective: July 1, 2013.





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    January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services.







Introduced

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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SENATE BILL No. 203



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning human services.

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

SOURCE: IC 12-28-1-13; (13)IN0203.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 12-28-1-13, AS AMENDED BY P.L.99-2007, SECTION 136, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 13. An individual with a mental illness is eligible for services under this chapter if the individual:
        (1) has a significant mental illness or emotional impairment, as determined by a mental health professional qualified under Indiana statutes and rules; and
        (2) is:
            (A) an inpatient or a resident in a facility rendering care or treatment even if the location of the inpatient or resident is unknown;
            (B) in the process of being admitted to a facility rendering care or treatment, including an individual being transported to the facility; or
            (C) involuntarily confined in a municipal detention facility for reasons other than serving a sentence resulting from conviction for a crime; or
             (D) living in a community setting, including the individual's own home.