Bill Status of SB3939 97th General Assembly
Short Description: HOMELESS VETERANS SHELTER ACT
Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Homeless Veterans Shelter Act. Provides that a homeless veteran performing services shall be compensated at the current prevailing wage rate and that training or education programs for homeless veterans that are sponsored by halfway houses, shelters, or transitional housing programs shall be licensed and certified by the State. Establishes inspection, registration, and licensing standards for halfway houses, shelters, and transitional housing programs that provide services for homeless veterans. Provides that homeless veterans that are employed and earning wages shall be charged a reasonable minimum rent to cover room and utilities. Requires organizations that engage in job preparation or temporary laborer or job placement services to be licensed in accordance with the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act and the Private Employment Agency Act. Requires shelters run by local and non-profit entities that provide services to homeless veterans to comply with specified program standards. Defines terms. Effective January 1, 2013.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 11/27/2012||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff|| 11/27/2012||Senate||First Reading|| 11/27/2012||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|