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CS/CS/CS/SB 1516: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

GENERAL BILL by Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations ; Health Regulation ; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Negron ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Garcia

Agency for Persons with Disabilities; Providing additional legislative findings relating to the provision of services for individuals who have developmental disabilities; clarifying provisions relating to eligibility requirements based on citizenship and state residency; requiring the Agency for Persons with Disabilities to promote partnerships and collaborative efforts to enhance the availability of nonwaiver services; revising provisions relating to eligibility under the Medicaid waiver redesign; providing that final tier eligibility be determined at the time a waiver slot and funding are available; providing criteria for calculating an individual’s iBudget; requiring that facilities that are accredited by certain organizations be inspected and reviewed by the agency every 2 years; authorizing the agency to contract for food services and inspection services to enforce standards, etc.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Health Regulation (HR)
  3. Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (BHA)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2012 Senate • Filed
1/17/2012 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 216
• Introduced -SJ 216
1/20/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/25/12, 3:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/25/2012 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 280
1/26/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/27/2012 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 291
1/30/2012 Senate • Now in Health Regulation
• On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 01/31/12, 15 minutes after adjournment, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
2/6/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 02/09/12, 1:15 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/9/2012 Senate • CS/CS by Health Regulation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 500
2/13/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Health Regulation read 1st time -SJ 507
2/14/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 500
2/22/2012 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations -SJ 674
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
2/23/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations, 02/28/12, 10:45 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/28/2012 Senate • CS/CS/CS by Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 776
3/2/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 776
• CS/CS/CS by Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 780
3/5/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 805
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 805
3/6/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/12
3/8/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 1037
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1038
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1038
3/8/2012 House • In Messages
3/9/2012 House • Died in Messages