Bill Status of HB4011 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: VOUCHER RESPITE PROGRAM
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Community Services Act. Removes language requiring the Department of Human Services to establish a Family Support Services Voucher Pilot Program and instead requires the Department to coordinate and fund the Voucher Respite Program. Provides that the Voucher Respite Program shall be a subset of specified programs with the exception that administration of the Program shall not be limited to agencies that provide respite services. Provides that the purpose of the Program is to increase the number of families who are able to access respite services; provide families with greater flexibility over services; and prevent or delay the need for more intensive long-term care and support. Makes other conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2021.