91st General Assembly
Summary of HB0162
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Short description: 
HUM SRV-SITE INSPECTION                                                    

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Mental   Health   and   Developmental   Disabilities      
   Administrative  Act.   Provides that facilities under the jurisdiction      
   of the Department of Human Services shall be subject to a  site  audit      
   at  least once during each 12-month period by the Department (now each      
   biennum by the Citizens Council on  Mental  Health  and  Developmental      
   Disabilities).   Provides  that  the  visit shall determine compliance      
   with  the  statutes  and  Department  policies  and  procedures   (now      
   Department  policies  and  procedures).  Provides that visits shall be      
   made to review and follow up on complaints made by legislators, mental      
   health agencies and advocates (now  mental  health  organizations  and      
   advocates).   Provides  that non-profit organizations certified by the      
   Auditor General  shall  have  access  to  all  facilities  to  conduct      
   independant assessments of those facilities.  Provides that reports of      
   the  assessments  shall  be  provided  to  the Department, the General      
   Assembly, and others that the organization may  determine.   Effective      
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Human Services)                                
          HB162 will not have any fiscal impact on DHS.                        
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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