- District 77
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 from 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.
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Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
Rule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
Assigned to Mental Health Committee
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
Referred to Rules Committee
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
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