Bill Status of SB1367 101st General Assembly
Short Description: MHDDAA-EQUITY-HOUSING
Sen. Laura M. Murphy - Cristina Castro
| 1/13/2021||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall create a program to select people listed on the Department's Prioritization of the Urgency of Need of Services (PUNS) database to receive housing and community-based support services. Provides that by June 30, 2023, every individual selected from the PUNS list shall qualify for and receive housing as provided in these provisions, unless he or she chooses in-home services. Provides that the Department of Human Services, in collaboration with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and any other interested State agencies, shall submit a report to the General Assembly on May 31, 2020, and each May 31 thereafter, that details the Department's progress in implementing the program. Provides that the Department, in collaboration with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, shall apply for any federal waivers or approvals necessary to implement these provisions. Provides that implementation of this program shall be contingent upon the receipt of all necessary federal approvals.