Bill Status of HB5465  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Kathleen Willis, Deb Conroy, Monica Bristow, Michelle Mussman, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Elizabeth Hernandez and Ryan Spain

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Housing is Recovery Pilot Program Act. Creates the Housing is Recovery Pilot Program within the Division of Mental Health of the Department of Human Services. Provides that the Program shall provide bridge rental subsidies for individuals at high risk of unnecessary institutionalization and individuals at high risk of overdose for purposes of stabilizing their mental illness or substance abuse disorder. Provides criteria for the award, computation, and payment of bridge rental subsidies. Sets forth the responsibilities of persons receiving bridge rental subsidies. Provides for the identification and referral to the Program of persons eligible to receive bridge rental subsidies prior to their discharge from a hospital or release from a correctional facility. Provides standards for housing service providers, long-term housing, and temporary rental units. Provides that the Department will contract with an independent outside research organization to evaluate the Program's effectiveness, and shall report the results of the evaluation to the General Assembly after 5 years. Provides rulemaking authority. Defines terms. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/2/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
  3/2/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/3/2020HouseAssigned to Mental Health Committee
  3/3/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  3/5/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  10/13/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die