2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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Study of Assisted Living Regulations (language only)

Item 21 #3s

Item 21 #3s

Legislative Department
Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

Page 16, after line 29, insert:
The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) shall examine the impact of new assisted living regulations on the cost of providing services, access to providers, and tangible improvements in the quality of care delivered.  The Department of Social Services shall cooperate fully as requested by JLARC and its staff.  JLARC shall report its findings and recommendations to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by November 1, 2005.”

(This language amendment requires JLARC to review the impact of the regulatory changes included in Senate Bill 1183 on providers of assisted living services and the quality of care provided in these settings.)