Bill Status of HB1340 98th General Assembly
Short Description: DHS-HOME SRVICES-BACKGROUND
Rep. Joe Sosnowski - JoAnn D. Osmond - Norine Hammond - Sheri L Jesiel - Michael Unes, Kathleen Willis, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Natalie A. Manley, Patrick J. Verschoore, Daniel V. Beiser, Michael P. McAuliffe, John D. Anthony, John M. Cabello, C.D. Davidsmeyer, Dwight Kay and Ed Sullivan, Jr.
| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Disabled Persons Rehabilitation Act. Provides that any person providing services as a personal assistant or an individual provider under the Department of Human Services' Home Services Program shall submit to a criminal history background check. Provides that the Department shall promulgate rules that (i) are necessary to implement this provision; and (ii) indicate any condition or circumstance when a personal assistant or individual provider shall be denied employment as a result of the criminal history background check. Defines "individual provider" to mean a person providing services under the Home Services Program who is a personal assistant, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, certified nurse assistant, occupational therapist, physical therapist, or speech therapist and has been privately hired by the customer.