FOWLER-FRITCHEY AND O'BRIEN.
LIFESPAN RESPITE CARE ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Lifespan Respite Care Program Act. Provides that the
Director of Aging shall establish the Lifespan Respite Care Program to
develop and encourage statewide coordination of respite care and to
work with community-based agencies and interested citizen groups in
the establishment of community respite care programs. Provides that
the Lifespan Respite Care Program shall accept proposals to operate
community lifespan respite care programs from community-based agencies
that provide respite care services and shall designate and fund
agencies to operate the community respite care programs. Provides
that, by no later than July 1, 2000, the Department shall establish at
least 12 community respite care programs in Illinois, and, by no later
than July 1, 2004, ensure that individuals in all Illinois counties
have access to respite care through community respite care programs.
FISCAL NOTE (Department on Aging)
Total first year cost would be $95,870; subsequent year costs
would include start-up funds per project and management costs.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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