Honorable Jane Nelson, Chair, Senate Committee on Health & Human Services
John S. O'Brien, Deputy Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB1187 by Nelson (Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental retardation authorities.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would authorize mental retardation authorities to provide Intermediate Care Facilities for Persons with Mental Retardation (ICF/MR) and related waiver services if the authority complies with capacity limitations and it is necessary to ensure the availability of services. The bill would require the Executive Commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to adopt rules to establish the roles and responsibilities of local mental retardation authorities.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
529 Health and Human Services Commission, 539 Department of Aging and Disability Services, 537 Department of State Health Services