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SENATE BILL NO. 1313
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S1313.................................................by HEALTH AND WELFARE
SENIOR SERVICES PROGRAM - Amends existing law to delete the requirement
that any increases in state funding for the state Senior Services Program
must be expended for in-home services or adult day care.
01/26 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
01/27 Rpt prt - to Health/Wel
02/02 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/03 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/08 3rd rdg - PASSED - 34-0-1
AYES--Andreason, Boatright, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Crow,
Danielson, Darrington, Davis, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes,
Hawkins, Ingram, Ipsen, Keough, King-Barrutia, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh,
Parry, Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner,
Stennett, Thorne, Wheeler, Whitworth, Williams
Absent and excused--Branch
Floor Sponsor - King-Barrutia
Title apvd - to House
02/09 House intro - 1st rdg - to Health/Wel
02/25 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/28 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/29 3rd rdg - PASSED - 64-0-6
AYES -- Alltus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bell, Bieter, Black, Boe,
Bruneel, Callister, Campbell, Chase, Cheirrett, Clark, Crow, Cuddy,
Deal, Denney, Ellsworth, Field(13), Field(20), Gagner, Hadley,
Hammond, Hansen(23), Hansen(29), Henbest, Hornbeck, Jaquet, Jones,
Judd, Kellogg, Kempton, Kendell, Kunz, Lake, Loertscher, Mader,
Marley, McKague, Meyer, Mortensen, Moss, Moyle, Pearce, Pomeroy,
Reynolds, Ridinger, Ringo, Robison, Sali, Schaefer(Tiegs), Sellman,
Shepherd, Smith, Smylie, Stevenson, Stoicheff, Stone, Taylor, Tilman,
Trail, Wheeler, Wood, Zimmermann
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- Geddes, Gould, Linford, Montgomery, Pischner,
Floor Sponsor - Boe
Title apvd - to Senate
03/01 To enrol
03/02 Rpt enrol - Pres signed
03/03 Sp signed
03/06 To Governor
03/09 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 34
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2000
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1313
BY HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO PROGRAMS FOR OLDER PERSONS; AMENDING SECTION 67-5008, IDAHO CODE,
3 TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT ANY INCREASES IN STATE FUNDING FOR THE
4 STATE SENIOR SERVICES PROGRAM MUST BE EXPENDED FOR IN-HOME SERVICES OR
5 ADULT DAY CARE AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFEC-
6 TIVE DATE.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
8 SECTION 1. That Section 67-5008, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
9 amended to read as follows:
10 67-5008. PROGRAMS FOR OLDER PERSONS. The commission shall upon reviewing
11 recommendations from local area councils on aging, as required by the Older
12 Americans Act of 1965, as amended, allocate to local designated area agencies
13 grants or contracts for the following purposes:
14 (1) Transportation -- For operating expenses only.
15 (2) Congregate meals -- For direct costs to provide nutritionally bal-
16 anced meals to older persons at congregate meal sites.
17 (3) In-home services -- For direct provision of case management,
18 homemaker, chore, telephone reassurance, home delivered meals, friendly visit-
19 ing, shopping assistance, in-home respite and other in-home services to older
20 persons living in non-institutional noninstitutional circumstances. Fees for
21 specific services shall be based upon a variable schedule, according to regu-
22 lations rules established by the Idaho commission on aging, based upon ability
23 to pay for such services.
24 (4) Adult day care -- For direct services to older persons and their care
25 givers caregivers.
26 (5) Any increases in state funding for the state senior services program
27 after state fiscal year 1982 must be expended for in-home services or adult
28 day care.
29 SECTION 2. This act shall be in full force and effect on and after July
30 1, 2000.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The proposed legislation deletes subsection (5), Section 67-5008,
Idaho Code. This will allow state funds for the senior services
program to be used for all four types of services identified in
subsections (1) through (4). The current law restricts state funding
to only in-home services and adult day care.
No fiscal impact.
Name: Ken Wilkes
Agency: Commission on Aging
Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Impact S 1313