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Chief Sponsor: Jack R. Draxler

Senate Sponsor: Lyle W. Hillyard

             6      Cosponsor:Tim M. Cosgrove              7     
             8      LONG TITLE
             9      General Description:
             10          This bill creates a restricted special revenue fund at the Department of Human Services
             11      for the receipt and expenditure of certain gifts and donations to be used for respite care
             12      assistance.
             13      Highlighted Provisions:
             14          This bill:
             15          .    creates a restricted special revenue fund known as the Respite Care Assistance
             16      Fund for the receipt and expenditure of certain gifts and donations for respite care
             17      related services; and
             18          .    provides for the administration and use of the fund.
             19      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             20          None
             21      Other Special Clauses:
             22          None
             23      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             24      ENACTS:
             25          62A-1-119, Utah Code Annotated 1953
             27      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             28          Section 1. Section 62A-1-119 is enacted to read:
             29          62A-1-119. Respite Care Assistance Fund -- Use of monies -- Restrictions --

             30      Annual report.
             31          (1) There is created a restricted special revenue fund known as the Respite Care
             32      Assistance Fund.
             33          (2) The fund shall consist of:
             34          (a) gifts, grants, devises, donations, and bequests of real property, personal property,
             35      or services, from any source, made to the fund; and
             36          (b) any additional amounts as appropriated by the Legislature.
             37          (3) The fund shall be administered by the director of the Utah Developmental
             38      Disabilities Council.
             39          (4) All monies appropriated to the fund are nonlapsing.
             40          (5) The fund monies shall be used for the following activities:
             41          (a) to support a respite care information and referral system;
             42          (b) to educate and train caregivers and respite care providers; and
             43          (c) to provide grants to caregivers.
             44          (6) An individual who receives services paid for from the fund shall:
             45          (a) be a resident of Utah; and
             46          (b) be a primary care giver for:
             47          (i) an aging individual; or
             48          (ii) an individual with a cognitive, mental, or physical disability.
             49          (7) The fund monies may not be used for:
             50          (a) administrative expenses that are normally provided for by legislative appropriation;
             51      or
             52          (b) direct services or support mechanisms that are available from or provided by
             53      another government or private agency.
             54          (8) All interest and other earnings derived from the fund monies shall be deposited
             55      into the fund.
             56          (9) The state treasurer shall invest the monies in the fund under Title 51, Chapter 7,
             57      State Money Management Act.

             58          (10) The Department of Human Services shall make an annual report to the
             59      appropriate appropriations subcommittee of the Legislature regarding the status of the fund,
             60      including a report on the contributions received, expenditures made, and programs and
             61      services funded.

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