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H.B. 60 Enrolled
8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This bill amends the Services to People With Disabilities chapter of the Utah Human
11 Services Code by removing the reporting and review requirements and the repealer
12 provisions from the Pilot Program for the Provision of Family Preservation Services.
13 Highlighted Provisions:
14 This bill:
15 . removes the reporting and review requirements from the Pilot Program for the
16 Provision of Family Preservation Services; and
17 . removes the repealer provisions relating to the Pilot Program for the Provision of
18 Family Preservation Services.
19 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
21 Other Special Clauses:
23 Utah Code Sections Affected:
25 62A-5-103.2, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
26 63I-1-262, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 136 and renumbered and
27 amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
29 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
30 Section 1. Section 62A-5-103.2 is amended to read:
31 62A-5-103.2. Pilot Program for the Provision of Family Preservation Services.
32 (1) There is established a pilot program for the provision of family preservation
33 services to a person with a disability and that person's family, beginning on July 1, 2007, and
34 ending on July 1, 2009.
35 (2) The family preservation services described in Subsection (1) may include:
36 (a) family skill building classes;
37 (b) respite hours for class attendance; or
38 (c) professional intervention.
39 (3) The division shall make rules, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
40 Administrative Rulemaking Act, as necessary for the implementation and administration of
41 this section.
42 (4) In accordance with Subsection (5), within funds appropriated by the Legislature
43 for the pilot program described in this section, the division shall provide family preservation
44 services to a person with a disability, and that person's family, if that person:
45 (a) is eligible to receive services from the division;
46 (b) has applied for, and is willing to receive, services from the division;
47 (c) is not receiving other ongoing services from the division;
48 (d) is not able to receive sufficient family preservation services from other sources;
49 (e) is determined by the division to be a person who would substantially benefit from
50 the provision of family preservation services; and
51 (f) does not require the provision of other ongoing services from the division in order
52 to substantially benefit from the provision of family preservation services.
53 (5) (a) The division shall provide family preservation services under this section
54 outside of the prioritization criteria established by the division for the receipt of other services
55 from the division.
56 (b) The division shall establish criteria to determine the priority, between persons
57 eligible for services under this section, for receiving services under this section.
58 (6) It is the intent of the Legislature that the services provided under the pilot program
59 described in this section:
60 (a) shall be provided separately from the Medicaid program described in Title XIX of
61 the Social Security Act;
62 (b) may not be supported with Medicaid funds;
63 (c) may not be provided as part of a Medicaid waiver;
64 (d) do not constitute an entitlement of any kind; and
65 (e) may be withdrawn from a person at any time.
77 Section 2. Section 63I-1-262 is amended to read:
78 63I-1-262. Repeal dates, Title 62A.
80 is repealed July 1, 2013.
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