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HF 3987

as introduced - 93rd Legislature (2023 - 2024) Posted on 04/02/2024 08:42am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
Line numbers 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 1.27 1.28 1.29 1.30 1.31 1.32 1.33 1.34 1.35 1.36 1.37 1.38 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4
2.5 2.6
2.7 2.8 2.9 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21
2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 2.28 2.29 2.30
3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18
3.19 3.20 3.21
3.22 3.23 3.24 3.25 3.26 3.27 3.28 3.29
3.30 3.31 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13
4.14 4.15 4.16 4.17 4.18 4.19 4.20 4.21 4.22 4.23 4.24 4.25 4.26
4.27 4.28 4.29 4.30 4.31 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6
5.7 5.8 5.9 5.10 5.11 5.12
5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 5.18 5.19 5.20 5.21 5.22 5.23
5.24 5.25 5.26 5.27 5.28 5.29 5.30 5.31 5.32
6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 6.10 6.11 6.12 6.13
6.14 6.15 6.16 6.17 6.18 6.19 6.20 6.21 6.22 6.23 6.24
6.25 6.26 6.27 6.28 6.29 6.30 6.31 6.32 6.33 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4
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7.9 7.10 7.11 7.12 7.13 7.14 7.15 7.16 7.17 7.18 7.19 7.20
7.21 7.22 7.23 7.24 7.25
7.26 7.27 7.28 7.29 7.30 7.31 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.8 8.9 8.10 8.11 8.12 8.13 8.14 8.15 8.16 8.17 8.18
8.19 8.20 8.21 8.22 8.23 8.24 8.25 8.26 8.27 8.28 8.29 8.30 8.31 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.9 9.10 9.11 9.12 9.13 9.14 9.15
9.16 9.17 9.18 9.19 9.20 9.21 9.22 9.23 9.24 9.25 9.26 9.27 9.28 9.29 9.30
10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.9 10.10 10.11 10.12 10.13 10.14 10.15 10.16 10.17 10.18 10.19 10.20 10.21 10.22 10.23 10.24 10.25 10.26 10.27 10.28 10.29 10.30 10.31 10.32 10.33
11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 11.7 11.8 11.9 11.10 11.11 11.12 11.13 11.14 11.15 11.16 11.17 11.18 11.19 11.20 11.21 11.22 11.23 11.24 11.25 11.26 11.27 11.28 11.29 11.30 11.31 11.32 11.33 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.9 12.10 12.11 12.12 12.13 12.14 12.15 12.16 12.17 12.18
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13.31 13.32 13.33 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.9
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15.6 15.7 15.8 15.9 15.10 15.11 15.12 15.13 15.14 15.15 15.16 15.17 15.18 15.19 15.20 15.21 15.22
15.23 15.24 15.25 15.26 15.27 15.28 15.29 15.30 15.31 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 16.5 16.6
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16.29 16.30 16.31 16.32 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.5 17.6 17.7 17.8 17.9 17.10 17.11 17.12 17.13 17.14
17.15 17.16
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17.19 17.20 17.21 17.22 17.23 17.24 17.25 17.26 17.27 17.28 17.29 17.30
18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.5 18.6 18.7 18.8 18.9 18.10 18.11 18.12 18.13 18.14 18.15 18.16 18.17 18.18 18.19 18.20 18.21 18.22 18.23 18.24 18.25 18.26 18.27 18.28
18.29 18.30 18.31 18.32 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.5 19.6 19.7 19.8 19.9 19.10 19.11 19.12 19.13 19.14 19.15 19.16 19.17 19.18 19.19 19.20 19.21 19.22 19.23 19.24 19.25 19.26 19.27 19.28 19.29 19.30 19.31 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.5 20.6 20.7 20.8 20.9 20.10 20.11 20.12 20.13 20.14 20.15 20.16 20.17 20.18 20.19 20.20 20.21 20.22 20.23
20.24 20.25 20.26 20.27 20.28 20.29 20.30 20.31 20.32 20.33
21.1 21.2 21.3 21.4 21.5 21.6 21.7 21.8 21.9 21.10 21.11 21.12 21.13 21.14 21.15 21.16 21.17 21.18 21.19 21.20
21.21 21.22 21.23 21.24 21.25 21.26 21.27 21.28
21.29 21.30 21.31 21.32 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 22.5 22.6 22.7 22.8 22.9 22.10 22.11 22.12 22.13 22.14 22.15 22.16 22.17 22.18 22.19 22.20 22.21
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25.1 25.2 25.3 25.4 25.5 25.6 25.7 25.8 25.9 25.10
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32.11 32.12 32.13 32.14 32.15 32.16 32.17 32.18 32.19 32.20 32.21 32.22 32.23 32.24 32.25 32.26
32.27 32.28 32.29 32.30 32.31 32.32 33.1 33.2 33.3 33.4 33.5 33.6 33.7
33.8 33.9 33.10 33.11 33.12 33.13 33.14 33.15 33.16
33.17 33.18 33.19 33.20 33.21 33.22 33.23 33.24 33.25 33.26 33.27 33.28 33.29 33.30 33.31 33.32
34.1 34.2 34.3 34.4 34.5 34.6 34.7 34.8 34.9 34.10 34.11 34.12
34.13 34.14 34.15 34.16 34.17 34.18 34.19 34.20
34.21 34.22 34.23 34.24 34.25 34.26 34.27 34.28
34.29 34.30 34.31 35.1 35.2
35.3 35.4 35.5 35.6 35.7 35.8 35.9
35.10 35.11 35.12 35.13
35.14 35.15 35.16 35.17 35.18 35.19 35.20 35.21 35.22
35.23 35.24 35.25 35.26 35.27 35.28 35.29 35.30 35.31 36.1 36.2 36.3 36.4 36.5 36.6 36.7
36.8 36.9 36.10 36.11 36.12 36.13 36.14 36.15 36.16 36.17 36.18
36.19 36.20 36.21 36.22 36.23 36.24 36.25 36.26 36.27 36.28 36.29 36.30 36.31 37.1 37.2 37.3 37.4 37.5 37.6 37.7 37.8 37.9 37.10 37.11 37.12 37.13 37.14 37.15 37.16 37.17 37.18 37.19 37.20 37.21
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37.28 37.29 37.30 37.31 37.32
38.1 38.2 38.3 38.4 38.5 38.6 38.7 38.8 38.9 38.10 38.11 38.12
38.13 38.14 38.15 38.16 38.17 38.18 38.19 38.20 38.21 38.22 38.23
38.24 38.25 38.26 38.27 38.28 38.29 38.30 38.31 38.32 39.1 39.2 39.3 39.4 39.5 39.6 39.7 39.8
39.9 39.10 39.11 39.12
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39.27 39.28 39.29 39.30 39.31
40.1 40.2 40.3 40.4 40.5 40.6 40.7 40.8 40.9 40.10 40.11 40.12 40.13 40.14 40.15 40.16 40.17 40.18 40.19 40.20 40.21 40.22 40.23 40.24 40.25 40.26 40.27 40.28 40.29 40.30 40.31 40.32 40.33 41.1 41.2 41.3 41.4 41.5 41.6
41.7 41.8 41.9 41.10 41.11 41.12 41.13
41.14 41.15 41.16 41.17 41.18 41.19 41.20 41.21 41.22 41.23 41.24 41.25 41.26 41.27 41.28 41.29 41.30 41.31 42.1 42.2 42.3 42.4 42.5 42.6 42.7 42.8 42.9 42.10 42.11
42.12 42.13 42.14 42.15 42.16
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42.21 42.22
42.23 42.24 42.25 42.26 42.27 42.28 42.29 42.30 43.1 43.2 43.3 43.4 43.5 43.6 43.7
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43.13 43.14 43.15 43.16 43.17 43.18 43.19 43.20 43.21 43.22 43.23 43.24 43.25 43.26 43.27 43.28 43.29 44.1 44.2 44.3 44.4 44.5 44.6 44.7 44.8 44.9 44.10 44.11 44.12 44.13 44.14 44.15 44.16 44.17 44.18 44.19 44.20 44.21 44.22 44.23 44.24 44.25 44.26 44.27 44.28 44.29 44.30 44.31 44.32 44.33 45.1 45.2 45.3 45.4 45.5 45.6 45.7 45.8 45.9 45.10 45.11 45.12 45.13 45.14 45.15 45.16 45.17 45.18 45.19 45.20 45.21 45.22 45.23 45.24 45.25 45.26 45.27 45.28 45.29 45.30 45.31 45.32 45.33 45.34 46.1 46.2 46.3 46.4 46.5 46.6 46.7 46.8 46.9 46.10 46.11 46.12 46.13 46.14 46.15 46.16 46.17 46.18 46.19 46.20 46.21 46.22 46.23 46.24 46.25 46.26 46.27
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50.31 50.32 50.33 51.1 51.2 51.3 51.4 51.5 51.6 51.7 51.8
51.9 51.10 51.11 51.12 51.13
51.14 51.15 51.16 51.17 51.18 51.19 51.20 51.21 51.22 51.23
51.24 51.25 51.26 51.27 51.28 51.29 51.30 51.31 52.1 52.2
52.3 52.4 52.5 52.6 52.7 52.8 52.9 52.10 52.11 52.12 52.13 52.14 52.15 52.16 52.17 52.18
52.19 52.20 52.21 52.22 52.23 52.24 52.25 52.26 52.27 52.28 52.29 52.30 52.31 52.32 52.33 53.1 53.2 53.3 53.4 53.5 53.6 53.7 53.8 53.9 53.10 53.11 53.12 53.13 53.14 53.15 53.16 53.17 53.18 53.19 53.20 53.21
53.22 53.23 53.24 53.25 53.26 53.27 53.28 53.29 53.30 53.31 53.32 53.33
54.1 54.2 54.3 54.4 54.5 54.6 54.7 54.8 54.9 54.10 54.11 54.12 54.13 54.14 54.15 54.16 54.17 54.18 54.19 54.20 54.21
54.22 54.23 54.24 54.25 54.26 54.27 54.28 54.29 54.30 54.31 54.32 54.33 55.1 55.2
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55.6 55.7 55.8 55.9 55.10 55.11 55.12
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56.6 56.7 56.8 56.9 56.10 56.11 56.12
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56.19 56.20 56.21 56.22 56.23 56.24 56.25 56.26 56.27 56.28 56.29
57.1 57.2 57.3 57.4 57.5 57.6 57.7 57.8 57.9 57.10 57.11 57.12 57.13 57.14 57.15 57.16 57.17 57.18 57.19 57.20 57.21
57.22 57.23 57.24 57.25 57.26 57.27 57.28 57.29 57.30 57.31
58.1 58.2 58.3 58.4 58.5 58.6 58.7 58.8
58.9 58.10 58.11 58.12 58.13 58.14 58.15
58.16 58.17 58.18 58.19 58.20 58.21
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58.26 58.27 58.28 58.29 58.30 59.1 59.2 59.3 59.4 59.5
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60.23 60.24 60.25 60.26 60.27 60.28 60.29 60.30 60.31 60.32 60.33 61.1 61.2
61.3 61.4 61.5 61.6
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62.9 62.10 62.11 62.12 62.13 62.14 62.15 62.16 62.17 62.18 62.19 62.20 62.21 62.22 62.23 62.24 62.25 62.26 62.27 62.28 62.29 62.30 62.31 63.1 63.2 63.3 63.4 63.5 63.6 63.7 63.8 63.9 63.10 63.11 63.12 63.13 63.14 63.15 63.16 63.17 63.18 63.19 63.20 63.21 63.22
63.23 63.24 63.25 63.26 63.27 63.28 63.29 63.30 63.31 63.32 63.33 64.1 64.2
64.3 64.4 64.5 64.6 64.7 64.8 64.9 64.10
64.11 64.12 64.13 64.14 64.15 64.16 64.17 64.18 64.19 64.20 64.21 64.22 64.23 64.24 64.25 64.26 64.27 64.28 64.29 64.30 64.31
65.1 65.2 65.3 65.4 65.5 65.6 65.7 65.8 65.9 65.10 65.11 65.12 65.13 65.14 65.15 65.16 65.17 65.18 65.19 65.20 65.21 65.22 65.23 65.24 65.25 65.26
65.27 65.28 65.29 65.30 65.31 65.32 66.1 66.2 66.3 66.4 66.5 66.6 66.7 66.8 66.9 66.10 66.11 66.12 66.13 66.14 66.15 66.16 66.17 66.18 66.19 66.20 66.21 66.22
66.23 66.24 66.25 66.26 66.27 66.28 66.29 66.30 66.31 66.32 66.33 66.34 67.1 67.2 67.3 67.4 67.5 67.6 67.7 67.8 67.9 67.10 67.11 67.12 67.13 67.14 67.15 67.16 67.17 67.18 67.19 67.20 67.21 67.22 67.23 67.24 67.25 67.26
67.27 67.28 67.29 67.30 67.31 67.32 67.33 67.34 68.1 68.2 68.3 68.4 68.5 68.6 68.7 68.8 68.9 68.10 68.11 68.12 68.13 68.14 68.15 68.16 68.17 68.18 68.19 68.20 68.21 68.22 68.23 68.24 68.25 68.26 68.27 68.28 68.29 68.30 68.31 68.32 68.33 68.34 68.35 69.1 69.2 69.3
69.4 69.5 69.6 69.7 69.8 69.9 69.10 69.11 69.12
69.13 69.14 69.15 69.16 69.17 69.18 69.19 69.20 69.21 69.22 69.23 69.24 69.25
69.26 69.27 69.28 69.29 69.30 69.31 69.32 70.1 70.2 70.3 70.4 70.5 70.6 70.7 70.8 70.9
70.10 70.11 70.12 70.13 70.14 70.15 70.16 70.17 70.18 70.19 70.20 70.21 70.22 70.23
70.24 70.25 70.26 70.27 70.28 70.29 70.30 70.31 70.32 70.33 71.1 71.2 71.3 71.4 71.5 71.6 71.7 71.8
71.9 71.10 71.11 71.12 71.13 71.14 71.15 71.16 71.17 71.18 71.19 71.20 71.21
71.22 71.23 71.24 71.25 71.26 71.27 71.28
71.29 71.30 71.31 71.32 71.33 72.1 72.2 72.3
72.4 72.5
72.6 72.7 72.8 72.9 72.10 72.11 72.12 72.13 72.14 72.15 72.16 72.17 72.18 72.19 72.20
72.21 72.22 72.23
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73.5 73.6 73.7 73.8 73.9 73.10 73.11 73.12 73.13 73.14 73.15 73.16 73.17 73.18 73.19 73.20 73.21 73.22 73.23
73.24 73.25 73.26 73.27 73.28 73.29 73.30 74.1 74.2
74.3 74.4 74.5 74.6
74.7 74.8 74.9 74.10 74.11 74.12 74.13 74.14 74.15 74.16 74.17 74.18 74.19 74.20 74.21 74.22 74.23 74.24 74.25 74.26 74.27 74.28 74.29 74.30 74.31 74.32 75.1 75.2 75.3 75.4 75.5 75.6 75.7 75.8 75.9 75.10 75.11 75.12 75.13 75.14 75.15 75.16 75.17 75.18 75.19 75.20 75.21 75.22 75.23 75.24 75.25 75.26 75.27 75.28 75.29 75.30 75.31 75.32 75.33 75.34 76.1 76.2 76.3 76.4 76.5
76.6 76.7 76.8 76.9 76.10 76.11 76.12 76.13
76.14 76.15 76.16 76.17 76.18 76.19 76.20 76.21
76.22 76.23 76.24 76.25 76.26 76.27 76.28 76.29 76.30 76.31 77.1 77.2 77.3
77.4 77.5 77.6 77.7 77.8 77.9 77.10 77.11 77.12 77.13 77.14 77.15 77.16 77.17 77.18 77.19 77.20 77.21 77.22 77.23 77.24
77.25 77.26 77.27 77.28 77.29 77.30 77.31 77.32 78.1 78.2 78.3 78.4 78.5 78.6 78.7 78.8 78.9 78.10 78.11 78.12 78.13 78.14 78.15 78.16 78.17 78.18 78.19 78.20
78.21 78.22 78.23 78.24 78.25 78.26 78.27 78.28 78.29 78.30 78.31 78.32 78.33 79.1 79.2 79.3 79.4 79.5 79.6 79.7 79.8 79.9
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79.16 79.17 79.18 79.19 79.20 79.21 79.22 79.23 79.24
79.25 79.26 79.27 79.28 79.29 79.30 79.31
80.1 80.2 80.3 80.4 80.5 80.6 80.7 80.8 80.9
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A bill for an act
relating to human services; implementing transfer of duties from the Department
of Human Services to the Department of Direct Care and Treatment; establishing
general executive board duties, powers, rulemaking authority, and contracting for
administrative services; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes
2022, sections 13.46, subdivisions 1, 10; 43A.241; 243.166, subdivision 7; 245.073;
245.462, subdivisions 22, 24; 245.464, subdivision 3; 245.466, subdivision 1;
245.474, subdivisions 1, 3; 245.4862, subdivision 7; 245.4871, subdivision 33;
245.696, subdivision 1; 245.697, subdivisions 1, 2a; 245.91, subdivision 2; 245.94,
subdivision 1; 245D.10, subdivision 3a; 246.0141; 246.018, subdivisions 1, 2, 3,
4; 246.12; 246.129; 246.13, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 246.14; 246.141; 246.15,
subdivisions 1, 3; 246.151, subdivisions 1, 2; 246.16; 246.18, subdivisions 1, 4,
4a, 5, 6; 246.23; 246.234; 246.24; 246.27; 246.325; 246.33, subdivisions 1, 2, 3,
4, 5, 6; 246.34, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 246.35; 246.36; 246.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 3;
246.50, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11; 246.51, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 2; 246.511;
246.52; 246.53, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 246.531, subdivisions 1, 2; 246.54, subdivision
1; 246.55; 246.56, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 246.57, subdivision 4; 246.64, subdivisions
1, 2, 3; 246.71, subdivision 2; 246.716, subdivision 2; 246.72; 246.721; 246B.01,
subdivisions 2, 2b; 246B.03, subdivision 1; 246B.04, subdivision 1, by adding a
subdivision; 246B.06, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 251.012, subdivision 3; 251.041;
251.042; 251.043; 251.17; 252.021; 252.50, subdivisions 4, 5, 10; 253.015,
subdivision 1; 253.017, subdivision 2; 253.13; 253.20; 253.21; 253.22; 253.23;
253.24; 253.26; 253B.02, subdivisions 4b, 4c, by adding a subdivision; 253B.03,
subdivisions 1, 6a; 253B.09, subdivision 3a; 253B.17, subdivision 1, by adding a
subdivision; 253B.18, subdivisions 4a, 4b, 4c, 5, 5a, 13, 14; 253B.19, subdivision
1; 253B.20, subdivision 2; 253B.212, subdivision 2; 253B.22, subdivisions 1, 3,
4; 253D.02, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 16, by adding subdivisions; 253D.10, subdivision
2; 253D.11, subdivision 2; 253D.27, subdivision 1; 253D.29, subdivisions 1, 2,
3; 253D.30, subdivision 5; 254B.01, by adding a subdivision; 254B.05, subdivision
4; 254B.151, subdivision 2; 256.01, subdivision 2; 256.045, subdivisions 1, 5, 6,
7, by adding subdivisions; 256B.693, subdivision 1; 256B.77, subdivision 22;
256G.01, subdivisions 1, 3; 256G.02, by adding a subdivision; 256G.03, subdivision
2; 256G.04, subdivision 2; 256G.09, subdivisions 2, 3; 256G.10; 256G.11; 256G.12;
299C.093; 352.91, subdivisions 2a, 3c, 3d, 3e, 4a; 524.3-801; Minnesota Statutes
2023 Supplement, sections 245.4661, subdivisions 2, 6; 246.0135; 246C.02;
246C.03, subdivision 2; 246C.04; 246C.05; 252.50, subdivision 2; 253B.10,
subdivision 1; 253D.02, subdivision 8; 256.045, subdivision 3; 352.91, subdivision
3f; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 198; 245; 245A;
246; 246C; 253; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 246.01; 246.013;
246.014; 246.15, subdivision 2; 246.23, subdivision 1; 246.60; 251.013; 252.50,
subdivisions 1, 9, 11; 252.51; 256B.693, subdivision 2.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

ARTICLE 1

DEPARTMENT OF DIRECT CARE AND TREATMENT

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.474, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Availability of regional treatment center inpatient services.

deleted text begin By July
1, 1987,
deleted text end The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall make sufficient regional treatment center
inpatient services available to adults with mental illness throughout the state who need this
level of care. Inpatient services may be provided either on the regional treatment center
campus or at any state facility or program as defined in section 246.50, subdivision 3.
Services must be as close to the patient's county of residence as possible. Regional treatment
centers are responsible to:

(1) provide acute care inpatient hospitalization;

(2) stabilize the medical and mental health condition of the adult requiring the admission;

(3) improve functioning to the point where discharge to community-based mental health
services is possible;

(4) strengthen family and community support; and

(5) facilitate appropriate discharge and referrals for follow-up mental health care in the
community.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.474, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Transition to community.

Regional treatment centers must plan for and assist
clients in making a transition from regional treatment centers and other inpatient new text begin state
new text end facilities deleted text begin or programs,deleted text end as defined in section 246.50, subdivision 3, to other community-based
services. In coordination with the client's case manager, if any, regional treatment centers
must also arrange for appropriate follow-up care in the community during the transition
period. Before a client is discharged, the regional treatment center must notify the client's
case manager, so that the case manager can monitor and coordinate the transition and
arrangements for the client's appropriate follow-up care in the community.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 246.0135, is amended to read:


246.0135 OPERATION OF REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTERS.

(a) The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end is prohibited from closing any
regional treatment center or state-operated nursing home or any program at any of the
regional treatment centers or state-operated nursing homes, without specific legislative
authorization.

(b) Prior to closing or downsizing a regional treatment center, the deleted text begin commissioner of
human services shall be
deleted text end new text begin executive board isnew text end responsible for assuring that community-based
alternatives developed in response are adequate to meet the program needs identified by
each county within the catchment area and do not require additional local county property
tax expenditures.

(c) The nonfederal share of the cost of alternative treatment or care developed as the
result of the closure of a regional treatment center, including costs associated with fulfillment
of responsibilities under chapter 253B deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be paid from state deleted text begin fundsdeleted text end new text begin moneynew text end appropriated
for purposes specified in section deleted text begin 246.013deleted text end new text begin 246C.11new text end .

(d) The deleted text begin commissioner maydeleted text end new text begin executive board mustnew text end not divert state deleted text begin fundsdeleted text end new text begin moneynew text end used for
providing for care or treatment of persons residing in a regional treatment center for purposes
unrelated to the care and treatment of such persons.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.018, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Established.

The Office ofnew text begin Executivenew text end Medical Director within the
Department of deleted text begin Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin Direct Care and Treatmentnew text end is established.

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.018, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

new text begin Executive new text end medical director.

The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive
board
new text end shall appoint, and unless otherwise established by law, set the salary of a licensed
physician to serve asnew text begin executivenew text end medical director to assist in establishing and maintaining
the medical policies of the Department of deleted text begin Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin Direct Care and Treatmentnew text end . The
deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may place thenew text begin executivenew text end medical director's position in the
unclassified service if the position meets the criteria of section 43A.08, subdivision 1a. Thenew text begin
executive
new text end medical director must be a psychiatrist certified by the Board of Psychiatry.

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.018, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Duties.

Thenew text begin executivenew text end medical director shall:

(1) oversee the clinical provision of inpatient mental health services provided in the
state's regional treatment centers;

(2) recruit and retain psychiatrists to serve on the deleted text begin statedeleted text end new text begin direct care and treatmentnew text end medical
staff established in subdivision 4;

(3) consult with the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end , community mental
health center directors, and the state-operated services governing body to develop standards
for treatment and care of patients in state-operated service programs;

(4) develop and oversee a continuing education program for members of the medical
staff; and

(5) participate and cooperate in the development and maintenance of a quality assurance
program for state-operated services that assures that residents receivenew text begin continuousnew text end quality
inpatientnew text begin , outpatient, and postdischargenew text end care deleted text begin and continuous quality care once they are
discharged or transferred to an outpatient setting
deleted text end .

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.018, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

deleted text begin State-operated servicesdeleted text end new text begin Direct care and treatmentnew text end medical staff.

(a) Thenew text begin
executive
new text end medical director shall establish a deleted text begin state-operated servicesdeleted text end new text begin direct care and treatmentnew text end
medical staff which shall be under the clinical direction of the Office ofnew text begin Executivenew text end Medical
Director.

(b) Thenew text begin executivenew text end medical director, in conjunction with the medical staff, shall:

(1) establish standards and define qualifications for physicians who care for residents
in state-operated services;

(2) monitor the performance of physicians who care for residents in state-operated
services; and

(3) recommend to the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end changes in procedures for operating
state-operated service facilities that are needed to improve the provision of medical care in
those facilities.

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.12, is amended to read:


246.12 BIENNIAL ESTIMATES; SUGGESTIONS FOR LEGISLATION.

The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall prepare, for the use of the
legislature, biennial estimates of appropriations necessary or expedient to be made for the
support of the institutions and for extraordinary and special expenditures for buildings and
other improvements. The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shalldeleted text begin , in connection therewith,deleted text end
make suggestions relative to legislation for the benefit of the institutions. The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end shall report the estimates and suggestions to the legislature on or before
November 15 in each even-numbered year. deleted text begin The commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin A designee
of the executive board
new text end on request shall appear before any legislative committee and furnish
any required information in regard to the condition of any such institution.

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.129, is amended to read:


246.129 LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL REQUIRED.

If the closure of a state-operated facility is proposed, and the deleted text begin departmentdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end
and respective bargaining units fail to arrive at a mutually agreed upon solution to transfer
affected state employees to other state jobs, the closure of the facility requires legislative
approval. This does not apply to state-operated enterprise services.

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.14, is amended to read:


246.14 USE OF SPACE IN INSTITUTIONS.

The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may use available space in any
institution under jurisdiction of the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end , or in any institution
under the jurisdiction of another department or agency of the state deleted text begin in which space is proffered
the commissioner, by executive or legislative action,
deleted text end new text begin offered by executive or legislative
action to the executive board
new text end for the care and custody of persons, patients, or inmates of
the institutions under exclusive control of the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end for whom
other, more suitable, space is not available. deleted text begin All laws relating to the commitment and care
of such persons who may be so committed and institutionalized shall be applicable to such
persons.
deleted text end

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.234, is amended to read:


246.234 RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE OF CERTAIN PERSONS.

The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end is hereby authorized deleted text begin and
empowered
deleted text end with the approval of the governor to enter into reciprocal agreements withnew text begin duly
authorized authorities of
new text end any other state or statesdeleted text begin , through the duly authorized authorities
thereof,
deleted text end regarding the mutual exchange, return, and transportation of persons withnew text begin anew text end mental
illness or developmental deleted text begin disabilitiesdeleted text end new text begin disabilitynew text end who are within the confines of one state but
have legal residence or legal settlement for the purposes of relief in another state. Such
agreements deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin must notnew text end contain deleted text begin nodeleted text end provisions conflicting with any law of this state.

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.24, is amended to read:


246.24 COMPROMISE OF CLAIMS.

deleted text begin In case ofdeleted text end new text begin The executive board may settlenew text end any disagreement between the deleted text begin commissioner
of human services
deleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end and any person deleted text begin concerning a claim of such person to
any
deleted text end new text begin claiming anew text end right deleted text begin interest or estate in or liendeleted text end new text begin , interest, estate, or lien in ornew text end upon landsnew text begin or
improvements on such land
new text end occupied by or used in connection with any state institution
deleted text begin under exclusive or partial control of the persondeleted text end , or deleted text begin ofdeleted text end any claim by a person for damages to
any such landdeleted text begin ,deleted text end or deleted text begin thedeleted text end improvements deleted text begin thereon, the commissioner,deleted text end with the approval of the
governor and the commissioner of management and budgetdeleted text begin , may compromise and settle
such claim; and in so doing
deleted text end new text begin . In entering a settlement, the executive boardnew text end may make any
necessary conveyance of land. All deleted text begin moneysdeleted text end new text begin moneynew text end received by the deleted text begin commissioner upondeleted text end new text begin
executive board as a part of
new text end any such settlement deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be paid into deleted text begin the state treasury
to the credit of
deleted text end the general fund.

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.27, is amended to read:


246.27 PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT REQUIRED.

deleted text begin No new employee shall be given employment indeleted text end Any state institution under the direction
of the deleted text begin Department of Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive board must not hire a new employeenew text end ,
whethernew text begin the potential employee isnew text end certified for deleted text begin suchdeleted text end employment by the state Department
of Management and Budgetdeleted text begin ,deleted text end or otherwise selected, unless deleted text begin such person presents to the
appointing officer of such institution a certificate showing that
deleted text end thenew text begin potential employee
provides verification to the head of the state institution or a designee, in a form determined
by the executive board, that the potential
new text end employee has undergone deleted text begin thedeleted text end physical examination
deleted text begin hereinafter provided for and has been found to bedeleted text end new text begin and testing establishing that the potential
employee is
new text end free of tuberculosis.

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.36, is amended to read:


246.36 ACCEPTANCE OF VOLUNTARY, UNCOMPENSATED SERVICES.

For the purpose of carrying out a duty, the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive
board
new text end shall have authority to accept uncompensated and voluntary services and to enter into
contracts or agreements with private or public agencies,new text begin organizations,new text end or personsdeleted text begin ,deleted text end for
uncompensated and voluntary servicesdeleted text begin ,deleted text end as the deleted text begin commissioner may deemdeleted text end new text begin executive board
deems
new text end practicable. Uncompensated and voluntary services do not include services mandated
by licensure and certification requirements for health care facilities. The volunteer agencies,
organizations, or persons who provide services to residents of state facilities operated under
the authority of the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end are not subject to the procurement
requirements of chapters 16A and 16C. The agencies, organizations, or persons may purchase
supplies, services, and equipment to be used in providing services to residents of state
facilities through the Department of Administration.

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.41, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Acceptance.

The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end is
authorized to accept, for and deleted text begin indeleted text end new text begin onnew text end behalf of the state, contributions of money for the use
and benefit of persons with developmental disabilities.

Sec. 16.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.41, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Special welfare fund.

new text begin The executive board shall deposit new text end any money deleted text begin sodeleted text end received
by the deleted text begin commissioner shall be depositeddeleted text end new text begin executive board under paragraph (a)new text end with the
commissioner of management and budget in a special welfare funddeleted text begin , which fund isdeleted text end to be
used by the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end for the benefit of persons with
developmental disabilities within the state, including those within state hospitals. deleted text begin And,
without excluding other possible uses,
deleted text end new text begin Allowable uses of the money by the executive board
include but are not limited to
new text end research relating to persons with developmental disabilities
deleted text begin shall be considered an appropriate use of such funds;deleted text end but deleted text begin such funds shall not deleted text end deleted text begin be used fordeleted text end new text begin
must not include creation of
new text end any structures or installations which deleted text begin by their naturedeleted text end would
require state expenditures for theirnew text begin ongoingnew text end operation or maintenance without specific
legislative enactment deleted text begin therefordeleted text end new text begin for such a projectnew text end .

Sec. 17.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.41, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Appropriation.

deleted text begin There is hereby appropriated fromdeleted text end new text begin The amount innew text end the special
welfare fund deleted text begin in the state treasury to such persons as are entitled thereto to carry out the
provisions stated in
deleted text end new text begin is annually appropriated to the executive board for the purposes ofnew text end this
section.

Sec. 18.

new text begin [246C.015] DEFINITIONS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Scope. new text end

new text begin For purposes of this chapter, the following terms have the meanings
given.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Chief executive officer. new text end

new text begin "Chief executive officer" means the Department of
Direct Care and Treatment chief executive officer appointed according to section 246C.08.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Commissioner. new text end

new text begin "Commissioner" means the commissioner of human services.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Community preparation services. new text end

new text begin "Community preparation services" means
specialized inpatient or outpatient services operated outside of a secure environment but
administered by a secure treatment facility.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin County of financial responsibility. new text end

new text begin "County of financial responsibility" has
the meaning given in section 256G.02, subdivision 4.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Executive board. new text end

new text begin "Executive board" means the Department of Direct Care and
Treatment executive board established under section 246C.06.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Executive medical director. new text end

new text begin "Executive medical director" means the licensed
physician serving as executive medical director in the Department of Direct Care and
Treatment under section 246C.09.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Head of the facility or head of the program. new text end

new text begin "Head of the facility" or "head
of the program" means the person who is charged with overall responsibility for the
professional program of care and treatment of the facility or program.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Indian. new text end

new text begin "Indian" has the meaning given in section 260.755, subdivision 7.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Secure treatment facility. new text end

new text begin "Secure treatment facility" means a facility as
defined in section 253B.02, subdivision 18a, or 253D.02, subdivision 13.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Tobacco; tobacco-related device. new text end

new text begin "Tobacco" and "tobacco-related device"
have the meanings given in section 609.685, subdivision 1.
new text end

Sec. 19.

Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 246C.02, is amended to read:


246C.02 DEPARTMENT OF DIRECT CARE AND TREATMENT;
ESTABLISHMENT.

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Establishment. new text end

deleted text begin (a)deleted text end The Department of Direct Care and Treatment is
created. An executive board shall head the Department of Direct Care and Treatment.

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Mission. new text end

new text begin (a) new text end The executive board shall develop and maintain direct care and
treatment in a manner consistent with applicable law, including chapters 13, 245, 246, 246B,
252, 253, 253B, 253C, 253D, 254A, 254B, and 256.

new text begin (b) new text end The deleted text begin Department of Direct Care and Treatmentdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall provide direct
care and treatment services in coordination with new text begin the commissioner of human services,
new text end countiesnew text begin ,new text end and other vendors.

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Direct care and treatment services. new text end

Direct care and treatment services shall
include specialized inpatient programs at secure treatment facilities deleted text begin as defined in sections
253B.02, subdivision 18a, and 253D.02, subdivision 13;
deleted text end new text begin ,new text end community preparation servicesdeleted text begin ;deleted text end new text begin ,new text end
regional treatment centersdeleted text begin ;deleted text end new text begin ,new text end enterprise servicesdeleted text begin ;deleted text end new text begin ,new text end consultative servicesdeleted text begin ;deleted text end new text begin ,new text end aftercare servicesdeleted text begin ;deleted text end new text begin ,new text end
community-based services and programsdeleted text begin ;deleted text end new text begin ,new text end transition servicesdeleted text begin ;deleted text end new text begin ,new text end nursing home servicesdeleted text begin ;deleted text end new text begin ,new text end and
other services consistent with the mission of the Department of Direct Care and Treatment.

deleted text begin (b) "Community preparation services" means specialized inpatient or outpatient services
or programs operated outside of a secure environment but administered by a secure treatment
facility.
deleted text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Statewide services. new text end

new text begin (a) The administrative structure of state-operated services
must be statewide in character.
new text end

new text begin (b) The state-operated services staff may deliver services at any location throughout the
state.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Department of Human Services as state agency. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of human
services continues to constitute the "state agency" as defined by the Social Security Act of
the United States and the laws of this state for all purposes relating to mental health and
mental hygiene.
new text end

Sec. 20.

Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 246C.03, subdivision 2, is amended
to read:


Subd. 2.

Development of Department of Direct Care and Treatment Board.

deleted text begin (a)deleted text end The
commissioner of human services shall prepare legislation for introduction during the 2024
legislative session, with input from stakeholders the commissioner deems necessary,
proposing legislation for the creation and implementation of the Direct Care and Treatment
executive board and defining the responsibilities, powers, and function of the deleted text begin Department
of Direct Care and Treatment
deleted text end executive board.

deleted text begin (b) The Department of Direct Care and Treatment executive board shall consist of no
more than five members, all appointed by the governor.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (c) An executive board member's qualifications must be appropriate for overseeing a
complex behavioral health system, such as experience serving on a hospital or non-profit
board, serving as a public sector labor union representative, experience in delivery of
behavioral health services or care coordination, or working as a licensed health care provider,
in an allied health profession, or in health care administration.
deleted text end

Sec. 21.

Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 246C.04, is amended to read:


246C.04 TRANSFER OF DUTIES.

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Transfer of duties. new text end

(a) Section 15.039 applies to the transfer of duties
required by this chapter.

(b) The commissioner of administration, with the governor's approval, shall issue
reorganization orders under section 16B.37 as necessary to carry out the transfer of duties
required by section 246C.03. The provision of section 16B.37, subdivision 1, stating that
transfers under section 16B.37 may only be to an agency that has existed for at least one
year does not apply to transfers to an agency created by this chapter.

(c) The initial salary for the health systems chief executive officer of the Department of
Direct Care and Treatment is the same as the salary for the health systems chief executive
officer of direct care and treatment at the Department of Human Services immediately before
July 1, 2024.

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Transfer of custody of civilly committed persons. new text end

new text begin Custody of persons subject
to civil commitment under chapter 253B or 253D and in the custody of the commissioner
of human services is hereby transferred to the executive board without any further act or
proceeding. Authority and responsibility for the commitment of such persons is transferred
to the executive board.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Control of direct care and treatment. new text end

new text begin The powers and duties vested in or
imposed upon the commissioner of human services with reference to any state-operated
service, program, or facility are hereby transferred to, vested in, and imposed upon the
executive board according to this chapter. The executive board is hereby charged with and
has the exclusive power of administration and management of all state hospitals for persons
with a developmental disability, mental illness, or substance use disorder. The executive
board has the power and authority to determine all matters relating to the development of
all of the foregoing institutions and of such other institutions vested in the executive board.
The powers, functions, and authority vested in the commissioner of human services relative
to such state institutions are hereby transferred to the executive board according to this
chapter.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Appropriations. new text end

new text begin There is hereby appropriated to such persons or institutions
as are entitled to such sums as are provided for in this section, from the fund or account in
the state treasury to which the money was credited, an amount sufficient to make such
payment.
new text end

Sec. 22.

Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 246C.05, is amended to read:


246C.05 EMPLOYEE PROTECTIONS FOR ESTABLISHING THE NEW
DEPARTMENT OF DIRECT CARE AND TREATMENT.

(a) Personnel whose duties relate to the functions assigned to the deleted text begin Department of Direct
Care and Treatment
deleted text end executive board in section 246C.03 are transferred to the Department
of Direct Care and Treatment effective 30 days after approval by the commissioner of deleted text begin direct
care and treatment
deleted text end new text begin management and budgetnew text end .

(b) Before the deleted text begin Department of Direct Care and Treatmentdeleted text end executive board is appointed,
personnel whose duties relate to the functions in this section may be transferred beginning
July 1, 2024, with 30 days' notice from the commissioner of management and budget.

(c) The following protections shall apply to employees who are transferred from the
Department of Human Services to the Department of Direct Care and Treatment:

(1) No transferred employee shall have their employment status and job classification
altered as a result of the transfer.

(2) Transferred employees who were represented by an exclusive representative prior
to the transfer shall continue to be represented by the same exclusive representative after
the transfer.

(3) The applicable collective bargaining agreements with exclusive representatives shall
continue in full force and effect for such transferred employees after the transfer.

(4) The state shall have the obligation to meet and negotiate with the exclusive
representatives of the transferred employees about any proposed changes affecting or relating
to the transferred employees' terms and conditions of employment to the extent such changes
are not addressed in the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

(5) When an employee in a temporary unclassified position is transferred to the
Department of Direct Care and Treatment, the total length of time that the employee has
served in the appointment shall include all time served in the appointment at the transferring
agency and the time served in the appointment at the Department of Direct Care and
Treatment. An employee in a temporary unclassified position who was hired by a transferring
agency through an open competitive selection process in accordance with a policy enacted
by Minnesota Management and Budget shall be considered to have been hired through such
process after the transfer.

(6) In the event that the state transfers ownership or control of any of the facilities,
services, or operations of the Department of Direct Care and Treatment to another entity,
whether private or public, by subcontracting, sale, assignment, lease, or other transfer, the
state shall require as a written condition of such transfer of ownership or control the following
provisions:

(i) Employees who perform work in transferred facilities, services, or operations must
be offered employment with the entity acquiring ownership or control before the entity
offers employment to any individual who was not employed by the transferring agency at
the time of the transfer.

(ii) The wage and benefit standards of such transferred employees must not be reduced
by the entity acquiring ownership or control through the expiration of the collective
bargaining agreement in effect at the time of the transfer or for a period of two years after
the transfer, whichever is longer.

(d) There is no liability on the part of, and no cause of action arises against, the state of
Minnesota or its officers or agents for any action or inaction of any entity acquiring ownership
or control of any facilities, services, or operations of the Department of Direct Care and
Treatment.

new text begin (e) This section expires upon the completion of the transfer of duties to the executive
board under section 246C.03. The commissioner of human services shall notify the revisor
of statutes when the transfer of duties is complete.
new text end

Sec. 23.

new text begin [246C.06] EXECUTIVE BOARD; POWERS AND DUTIES.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Establishment. new text end

new text begin The executive board of the Department of Direct Care
and Treatment is established.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Membership of the executive board. new text end

new text begin The executive board shall consist of no
more than five members, all appointed by the governor.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Qualifications of members. new text end

new text begin An executive board member's qualifications must
be appropriate for overseeing a complex behavioral health system, such as experience
serving on a hospital or nonprofit board, serving as a public sector labor union representative,
delivering behavioral health services or care coordination, or working as a licensed health
care provider in an allied health profession or in health care administration.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Accepting contributions or gifts. new text end

new text begin (a) The executive board has the power and
authority to accept, on behalf of the state, contributions and gifts of money and personal
property for the use and benefit of the residents of the public institutions under the executive
board's control. All money and securities received must be deposited in the state treasury
subject to the order of the executive board.
new text end

new text begin (b) If the gift or contribution is designated by the donor for a certain institution or purpose,
the executive board shall expend or use the money as nearly in accordance with the conditions
of the gift or contribution, compatible with the best interests of the individuals under the
jurisdiction of the executive board and the state.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Federal aid or block grants. new text end

new text begin The executive board may comply with all
conditions and requirements necessary to receive federal aid or block grants with respect
to the establishment, constructions, maintenance, equipment, or operation of adequate
facilities and services consistent with the mission of the Department of Direct Care and
Treatment.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Operation of a communication systems account. new text end

new text begin (a) The executive board
may operate a communications systems account established in Laws 1993, First Special
Session chapter 1, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, to manage shared communication costs
necessary for the operation of the regional treatment centers the executive board supervises.
new text end

new text begin (b) Each account must be used to manage shared communication costs necessary for the
operations of the regional treatment centers the executive board supervises. The executive
board may distribute the costs of operating and maintaining communication systems to
participants in a manner that reflects actual usage. Costs may include acquisition, licensing,
insurance, maintenance, repair, staff time, and other costs as determined by the executive
board.
new text end

new text begin (c) Nonprofit organizations and state, county, and local government agencies involved
in the operation of regional treatment centers the executive board supervises may participate
in the use of the executive board's communication technology and share in the cost of
operation.
new text end

new text begin (d) The executive board may accept on behalf of the state any gift, bequest, devise,
personal property of any kind, or money tendered to the state for any lawful purpose
pertaining to the communication activities under this section. Any money received for this
purpose must be deposited into the executive board's communication systems account.
Money collected by the executive board for the use of communication systems must be
deposited into the state communication systems account and is appropriated to the executive
board for purposes of this section.
new text end

Sec. 24.

new text begin [246C.10] FORENSIC SERVICES.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Maintenance of forensic services. new text end

new text begin (a) The executive board shall create
and maintain forensic services programs.
new text end

new text begin (b) The executive board must provide forensic services in coordination with counties
and other vendors.
new text end

new text begin (c) Forensic services must include specialized inpatient programs at secure treatment
facilities, consultive services, aftercare services, community-based services and programs,
transition services, nursing home services, or other services consistent with the mission of
the Department of Direct Care and Treatment.
new text end

new text begin (d) The executive board shall adopt rules to carry out the provision of this section and
to govern the operation of the services and programs under the direct administrative authority
of the executive board.
new text end

Sec. 25.

new text begin [246C.11] STATE-OPERATED, COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin State-operated, community-based programs established. new text end

new text begin The executive
board shall establish and maintain a system of state-operated, community-based programs
for persons with developmental disabilities.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin State-operated, community-based program definition. new text end

new text begin For purposes of this
section, "state-operated, community-based program" means a program administered by the
state to provide treatment and habilitation in noninstitutional community settings to a person
with a developmental disability.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Comprehensive system of services. new text end

new text begin The establishment of state-operated,
community-based programs must be within the context of a comprehensive definition of
the role of state-operated services in the state. The role of state-operated services must be
defined within the context of a comprehensive system of services with developmental
disability.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Types of state-operated, community-based programs. new text end

new text begin State-operated,
community-based programs may include but are not limited to community group homes,
foster care, supportive living services, day training and habilitation programs, and respite
care arrangements.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Technical training; community-based programs. new text end

new text begin (a) In conjunction with the
discharge of persons from regional treatment centers and their admission to state-controlled
and privately operated community-based programs, the executive board may provide
technical training assistance to the community-based programs. The executive board may
apply for and accept money from any source including reimbursement charges from the
community-based programs for reasonable costs of training. Money received must be
deposited in the general fund and is appropriated annually to the executive board for training
under this section.
new text end

new text begin (b) The executive board must coordinate with the commissioner of human services to
provide technical training assistance to community-based programs under this section and
section 245.073.
new text end

Sec. 26.

new text begin [246C.20] CONTRACT WITH DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
FOR ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES.
new text end

new text begin (a) The Department of Direct Care and Treatment shall contract with the Department
of Human Services to provide determinations on issues of county of financial responsibility
under chapter 256G and to provide administrative and judicial review of direct care and
treatment matters according to section 256.045.
new text end

new text begin (b) The executive board may prescribe rules necessary to carry out this subdivision,
except that the executive board must not create any rule purporting to control the decision
making or processes of state human services judges under section 256.045, subdivision 4,
or the decision making or processes of the commissioner of human services issuing an
advisory opinion or recommended order to the executive board under section 256G.09,
subdivision 3. The executive board must not create any rule purporting to control processes
for determinations of financial responsibility under chapter 256G or administrative and
judicial review under section 256.045 on matters outside of the jurisdiction of the Department
of Direct Care and Treatment.
new text end

new text begin (c) The executive board and commissioner of human services may adopt joint rules
necessary to accomplish the purposes of this section.
new text end

Sec. 27.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 251.17, is amended to read:


251.17 INDIANS, FACILITIES FOR TREATMENT.

deleted text begin The governor and the commissioner of human services are authorized to negotiate for
and to accept a conveyance from the United States of America of the following described
land in Cass County, to-wit:
deleted text end

deleted text begin Beginning at a point 463.7 feet west and 56.0 feet south of the Northeast corner of the
Southeast quarter of the Southwest quarter of Section 35, Township 142 North, Range 31
West of the 5th P.M. thence south 25 degrees 30 minutes west at no variation, for a distance
of 350 feet, thence north 64 degrees 30 minutes west for a distance of 350 feet, thence north
25 degrees 30 minutes east for a distance of 350 feet, thence south 64 degrees 30 minutes
east for a distance of 350 feet to point of beginning, containing 2.81 acres,
deleted text end

deleted text begin the buildings on which are used in conjunction with the Minnesota State Sanitarium,
agreeing as a consideration therefor to maintain the buildings for 20 years, and to
deleted text end new text begin The
executive board must
new text end provide deleted text begin there or elsewheredeleted text end adequate treatment facilities for tubercular
Indians who are residents of Minnesota, for poor relief purposes.

Sec. 28.

Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 252.50, subdivision 2, is amended
to read:


Subd. 2.

Authorization to build or purchase.

new text begin (a) new text end Within the limits of available
appropriations, the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may build, purchase, or lease suitable
buildings, at least a portion of which must be used for state-operated, community-based
programs. The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end must develop the state-operated community
residential facilities authorized in the worksheets of the house of representatives
appropriations and senate finance committees. If financing through state general obligation
bonds is not available, the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall finance the purchase or
construction of state-operated, community-based facilities with the Minnesota Housing
Finance Agency. The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall make payments through the
Department of Administration to the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency in repayment of
mortgage loans granted for the purposes of this section.

new text begin (b)new text end Programs must be adaptable to the needs of persons with developmental disabilities
and residential programs must be homelike.

Sec. 29.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 252.50, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

new text begin Authority to develop services with new text end counties.

new text begin (a) new text end State-operated,
community-based programs may be developed in conjunction with existing county
responsibilities and authorities for persons with developmental disabilities. Assessment,
placement, screening, case management responsibilities, and determination of need
procedures must be consistent with county responsibilities established under law and rule.

new text begin (b)new text end Counties may enter into shared service agreements with state-operated programs.

Sec. 30.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253.017, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Need for services.

new text begin (a) new text end The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall determine the
need for the psychiatric services provided by the department based upon individual needs
assessments of persons in the state-operated services as required by section 245.474,
subdivision 2
, and an evaluation of: (1) state-operated services programs, (2) programs
needed in the region for persons who require hospitalization, and (3) available epidemiologic
data.

new text begin (b)new text end Throughout its planning and implementation, the deleted text begin assessment process must be
discussed
deleted text end new text begin executive board must discuss the determination of need for psychiatric services
provided by the department
new text end with the State Advisory Council on Mental Health in accordance
with deleted text begin itsdeleted text end new text begin the council'snew text end duties under section 245.697.

new text begin (c) The executive board must considernew text end continuing deleted text begin assessmentdeleted text end new text begin evaluationnew text end of deleted text begin this
information must be considered in
deleted text end new text begin the information described in paragraph (a) whennew text end planning
for and implementing changes in state-operated programs and facilities for persons with
mental illness.new text begin The executive board may considernew text end expansion deleted text begin may be considereddeleted text end new text begin of
state-operated programs and facilities
new text end only after a thorough analysis ofnew text begin thenew text end neednew text begin for additional
psychiatric services provided by the department
new text end and in conjunction with a comprehensive
mental health plan.

ARTICLE 2

DIRECT CARE AND TREATMENT SERVICES

Section 1.

new text begin [246.0012] DEFINITIONS.
new text end

new text begin The definitions in chapter 246C apply to this chapter.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.0141, is amended to read:


246.0141 TOBACCO USE PROHIBITED.

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin General prohibition on tobacco use. new text end

deleted text begin Nodeleted text end new text begin Anew text end patient, staff, guest, or visitor
on the grounds or in a state regional treatment center, the Minnesota Security Hospital, or
the Minnesota Sex Offender Program deleted text begin maydeleted text end new text begin must notnew text end possess or use tobacco or a
tobacco-related device.

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Exception to prohibition on tobacco use. new text end

deleted text begin For the purposes of this section,
"tobacco" and "tobacco-related device" have the meanings given in section 609.685,
subdivision 1
.
deleted text end This section does not prohibit the possession or use of tobacco or a
tobacco-related device by an adult as part of a traditional Indian spiritual or cultural
ceremony. deleted text begin For purposes of this section, an Indian is a person who is a member of an Indian
tribe as defined in section 260.755, subdivision 12.
deleted text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.13, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

deleted text begin Commissioner'sdeleted text end new text begin Executive board'snew text end responsibilities.

(a) The
deleted text begin commissioner of human services' officedeleted text end new text begin chief executive officer or a designeenew text end shall have,
accessible only by consent of the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end or on the order of a judge
or court of record, a record showingnew text begin :
new text end

new text begin (1)new text end the residence, sex, age, nativity, occupation, civil condition, and date of entrance or
commitment of every person, in the state-operated services facilities as defined under section
246.014 under exclusive control of the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end ;

new text begin (2) new text end the date of dischargenew text begin of any such personnew text end and whether such discharge was final;

new text begin (3) new text end the condition of the person when the person left the state-operated services facility;

new text begin (4) new text end the vulnerable adult abuse prevention associated with the person; and

new text begin (5) new text end the date and cause of deleted text begin all deathsdeleted text end new text begin any death of such personnew text end .

new text begin (b) new text end The record deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin in paragraph (a) must new text end state every transfernew text begin of a personnew text end from one
state-operated services facility to another, naming each state-operated services facility. deleted text begin This
information shall be furnished to the commissioner of human services by each public agency
deleted text end new text begin
The head of each facility or a designee must provide this transfer information to the executive
board
new text end , along with other obtainable facts as the deleted text begin commissioner may requiredeleted text end new text begin executive board
requests
new text end . deleted text begin When a patient or resident in a state-operated services facility is discharged,
transferred, or dies,
deleted text end

new text begin (c)new text end The head of the state-operated services facility or designee shall inform the
deleted text begin commissioner of human services of these eventsdeleted text end new text begin executive board of any discharge, transfer,
or death of a person in that facility
new text end within ten days deleted text begin on forms furnished by the commissionerdeleted text end new text begin
of the date of discharge, transfer, or death in a manner determined by the executive board
new text end .

deleted text begin (b)deleted text end new text begin (d)new text end The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall deleted text begin cause to be devised,
installed, and operated
deleted text end new text begin maintainnew text end an adequate system of records and statistics deleted text begin which shall
consist of
deleted text end new text begin for new text end all basic record forms, including patient personal records and medical record
formsdeleted text begin , and the manner of their use shall be precisely uniformdeleted text end new text begin . The use and maintenance of
such records must be consistent
new text end throughout all state-operated services facilities.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.13, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Definitions; risk assessment and management.

(a) As used in this section:

(1) "appropriate and necessary medical and other records" includes patient medical
records and other protected health information as defined by Code of Federal Regulations,
title 45, section 164.501, relating to a patient in a state-operated services facility includingdeleted text begin ,deleted text end
but not limited todeleted text begin ,deleted text end the patient's treatment plan and abuse prevention plan deleted text begin that isdeleted text end pertinent to
the patient's ongoing care, treatment, or placement in a community-based treatment facility
or a health care facility that is not operated by state-operated services, deleted text begin and includesdeleted text end new text begin includingnew text end
information describing the level of risk posed by a patient when the patient enters the facility;

(2) "community-based treatment" means the community support services listed in section
253B.02, subdivision 4b;

(3) "criminal history data" means deleted text begin thosedeleted text end data maintained or used by the Departments of
Corrections and Public Safety and by the supervisory authorities listed in section 13.84,
subdivision 1
, that relate to an individual's criminal history or propensity for violence,
including data in thenew text begin :
new text end

new text begin (i) new text end Corrections Offender Management System (COMS) deleted text begin anddeleted text end new text begin ;
new text end

new text begin (ii) new text end Statewide Supervision System (S3) deleted text begin maintained by the Department of Correctionsdeleted text end ;
deleted text begin and
deleted text end

new text begin (iii) Bureau of Criminal Apprehension new text end criminal history data as defined in section 13.87deleted text begin ,deleted text end new text begin ;
new text end

new text begin (iv)new text end Integrated Search Service as defined in section 13.873deleted text begin ,deleted text end new text begin ;new text end and deleted text begin the
deleted text end

new text begin (v) new text end Predatory Offender Registration (POR) system deleted text begin maintained by the Department of
Public Safety
deleted text end ;

(4) "designated agency" means the agency defined in section 253B.02, subdivision 5;

(5) "law enforcement agency" means the law enforcement agency having primary
jurisdiction over the location where the offender expects to reside upon release;

(6) "predatory offender" and "offender" mean a person who is required to register as a
predatory offender under section 243.166; and

(7) "treatment facility" means a facility as defined in section 253B.02, subdivision 19.

(b) deleted text begin To promote public safety and for the purposes and subject to the requirements of
this paragraph, the commissioner or the commissioner's
deleted text end new text begin The executive board or the executive
board's
new text end designee shall have access to, and may review and disclose, medical and criminal
history data as provided by this section, as necessary to comply with Minnesota Rules, part
1205.0400new text begin , tonew text end :

(1) deleted text begin todeleted text end determine whether a patient is required under state law to register as a predatory
offender according to section 243.166;

(2) deleted text begin todeleted text end facilitate and expedite the responsibilities of the special review board and
end-of-confinement review committees by corrections institutions and state treatment
facilities;

(3) deleted text begin todeleted text end prepare, amend, or revise the abuse prevention plans required under section
626.557, subdivision 14, and individual patient treatment plans required under section
253B.03, subdivision 7;

(4) deleted text begin todeleted text end facilitate the custody, supervision, and transport of individuals transferred between
the Department of Corrections and the Department of deleted text begin Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin Direct Care and
Treatment
new text end ; deleted text begin ordeleted text end new text begin and
new text end

(5) deleted text begin todeleted text end effectively monitor and supervise individuals who are under the authority of the
Department of Corrections, the Department of deleted text begin Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin Direct Care and Treatmentnew text end ,
and the supervisory authorities listed in section 13.84, subdivision 1.

(c) The state-operated services treatment facilitynew text begin or a designeenew text end must make a good faith
effort to obtain written authorization from the patient before releasing information from the
patient's medical record.

(d) If the patient refuses or is unable to give informed consent to authorize the release
of information required deleted text begin abovedeleted text end new text begin under this subdivisionnew text end , the chief executive officer for
state-operated services new text begin or a designee new text end shall provide the appropriate and necessary medical
and other records. The chief executive officer new text begin or a designee new text end shall comply with the minimum
necessarynew text begin privacynew text end requirements.

(e) The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may have access to the National Crime Information
Center (NCIC) databasedeleted text begin ,deleted text end through the Department of Public Safetydeleted text begin ,deleted text end in support of the deleted text begin law
enforcement
deleted text end new text begin public safetynew text end functions described in paragraph (b).

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.13, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Community-based treatment and medical treatment.

(a) When a patient
under the care and supervision of state-operated services is released to a community-based
treatment facility or new text begin health care new text end facility deleted text begin that provides health care servicesdeleted text end , state-operated
services may disclose all appropriate and necessary health and other information relating
to the patient.

(b) The information that must be providednew text begin under paragraph (a)new text end to the designated agency,
community-based treatment facility, or new text begin health care new text end facility deleted text begin that provides health care servicesdeleted text end
includesdeleted text begin ,deleted text end but is not limited todeleted text begin ,deleted text end the patient's abuse prevention plan required under section
626.557, subdivision 14, paragraph (b).

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.13, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Predatory offender registration notification.

(a) Whennew text begin the head ofnew text end a
state-operated facility new text begin or a designee new text end determines that a patient is required deleted text begin under section
243.166
deleted text end to register as a predatory offender new text begin under section 243.166 new text end ordeleted text begin , under section 243.166,
subdivision 4a
,
deleted text end to provide notice of a change in statusnew text begin under section 243.166, subdivision
4a
new text end , the new text begin head of the new text end facilitynew text begin or a designeenew text end shall provide written notice to the patient of the
requirement.

(b) If the patient refuses, is unable, or lacks capacity to comply with the deleted text begin requirementdeleted text end new text begin
requirements
new text end described in paragraph (a) within five days after receiving the notification of
the duty to comply, state-operated services staff shall obtain and disclose the necessary data
to complete the registration form or change of status notification for the patient. Thenew text begin head
of the
new text end treatment facility new text begin or a designee new text end shall also forward thenew text begin completednew text end registration or change
of status data deleted text begin that it completesdeleted text end to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and, as applicable,
the patient's corrections agent and the law enforcement agency in the community in which
the patient currently resides. If, after providing notification, the patient refuses to comply
with the requirements described in paragraph (a), the new text begin head of the new text end treatment facility new text begin or a
designee
new text end shall also notify the county attorney in the county in which the patient is currently
residing of the refusal.

(c) The duties of state-operated services described in this subdivision do not relieve the
patient of the ongoing individual duty to comply with the requirements of section 243.166.

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.141, is amended to read:


246.141 PROJECT LABOR.

Wages for project labor may be paid by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end out of repairs
and betterments money if the individual new text begin performing project labor new text end is deleted text begin to bedeleted text end engaged in a
construction project or a repair project of short-term and nonrecurring nature. Compensation
for project labor deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be based on the prevailing wage rates, as defined in section
177.42, subdivision 6. Project laborers are excluded from the provisions of sections 43A.22
to 43A.30, and deleted text begin shall not bedeleted text end new text begin are notnew text end eligible for state-paid insurance and benefits.

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.15, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Record keeping of money.

The head of the state-operated services facility
or new text begin a new text end designee deleted text begin under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of human services may have the
care and
deleted text end new text begin , may receive and maintainnew text end custody of all money belonging to patients or residents
deleted text begin which may come into the head of the state-operated services facility or designee's handsdeleted text end new text begin
under the jurisdiction of the executive board
new text end . The head of the state-operated services facility
or new text begin a new text end designee shall keep accurate accounts of the moneydeleted text begin ,deleted text end and pay deleted text begin themdeleted text end new text begin moneynew text end out under
rules prescribed by law or by the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end , taking
vouchers for the money. All money received by any officer or employee deleted text begin shall be paiddeleted text end new text begin on
behalf of an individual under the jurisdiction of the facility must be provided
new text end to the head of
the state-operated services facility or new text begin a new text end designee immediately. Every head of the
state-operated services facility or new text begin a new text end designee, at the close of each monthdeleted text begin ,deleted text end or earlier if required
by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end , shall forward to the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end
a statement of the amount of all money received and the names of the patients or residents
from whom received, accompanied by a check for the amount, payable to the commissioner
of management and budget. On receipt of the statement, the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end
shall transmit the statement along with deleted text begin adeleted text end new text begin thenew text end check to the commissioner of management and
budget. Upon the payment of the check, new text begin the commissioner of management and budget shall
credit
new text end the amount deleted text begin shall be crediteddeleted text end to a fund to be known as "Client Fund," for the institution
from which the check was received. deleted text begin All funds shall be paid out by the commissioner of
management and budget
deleted text end new text begin The commissioner of management and budget shall pay out all
money
new text end upon vouchers duly approved by the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive
board
new text end . The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may permit a contingent fund to remain in the
hands of the head of the state-operated services facility or new text begin a new text end designee deleted text begin of the institutiondeleted text end from
which necessary expenditures may be made.

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.15, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

new text begin Forensic patient transition new text end savings accountnew text begin in secure treatment facilitiesnew text end .

The
deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall create a savings account for each
patient receiving treatment in a secure treatment facility as defined by sections 253B.02,
subdivision 18a
, and 253D.02, subdivision 13. deleted text begin The source of money to bedeleted text end new text begin Moneynew text end deposited
in this account deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end come from a portion of the patient's share of the cost of care. The
money in this savings account deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be made available to the patient when the patient
is ready to be transitioned into the community. The money in the account deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be used
for expenses associated with obtaining housing and other personal needs necessary for the
patient's smooth transition into the community. The savings account shall be called "forensic
patient transition savings account."

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.151, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Compensation.

Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the
deleted text begin commissioners of human services and veterans affairs aredeleted text end new text begin executive board isnew text end authorized to
deleted text begin provide for the payment to patients or residents of state institutions under their management
and control of
deleted text end new text begin pay patients or residents of state institutionsnew text end such pecuniary compensation
as required by the United States Department of Labor. Payment of subminimum wages deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin
must
new text end meet all requirements of United States Department of Labor Regulations, Code of
Federal Regulations, title 29, part 525. The amount of compensation depends upon the
quality and character of the work performed as determined by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive
board
new text end and the chief executive officer pursuant to section 177.24.

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.151, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Imprest cash fund.

The deleted text begin commissioners of human services and veterans affairsdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end may establish an imprest cash fund deleted text begin atdeleted text end new text begin fornew text end each of the state-operated
residential facilitiesnew text begin with on-campus work programsnew text end to deleted text begin be utilized for payment todeleted text end new text begin paynew text end
residents participating innew text begin annew text end on-campus work deleted text begin programsdeleted text end new text begin programnew text end .

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.16, is amended to read:


246.16 UNCLAIMED MONEY OR PERSONAL PROPERTY.

Subdivision 1.

Unclaimed money.

When deleted text begin money has accumulated in the hands of the
head of the state-operated services facility or designee
deleted text end new text begin a patient or resident in a state-operated
services facility
new text end under the jurisdiction of the deleted text begin commissioner of human services money
belonging to patients or residents of the institution who have died there, or disappeared
from there, and for which
deleted text end new text begin executive board dies or is absent without authorization leaving
money in the control of the head of the facility or a designee, and
new text end there is no claimant or
person entitled to the money known to the head of the deleted text begin state-operated servicesdeleted text end facility or
designee the money maydeleted text begin ,deleted text end at the discretion of the head of the deleted text begin state-operated servicesdeleted text end facility
or designee, be expended under the direction of the head of the deleted text begin state-operated servicesdeleted text end
facility or designee for the benefit of the patients or residents of the deleted text begin institutiondeleted text end new text begin facilitynew text end . deleted text begin No
money shall be used
deleted text end new text begin The head of the facility or designee must not spend any such unclaimed
money
new text end until it has remained unclaimed for at least five years. If, at any time after the
expiration of the five years, the legal heirs of the patients or residents appear and make
proper proof of heirship, they deleted text begin shall bedeleted text end new text begin arenew text end entitled to receive from the state the sum of money
expended by the head of the state-operated services facility or designee belonging to the
patient or resident.

Subd. 2.

Unclaimed personal property.

When deleted text begin anydeleted text end new text begin anew text end patient or resident of a
state-operated services facility under the jurisdiction of the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end dies or deleted text begin disappears from the state-operated services facilitydeleted text end new text begin is absent without
authorization
new text end , leaving personal property exclusive of money in the custody of the head of
the state-operated services facility or designee and the property remains unclaimed for a
period of two years, with no person entitled to the property known to the head of the
state-operated services or designee, the head of the state-operated services facility or designee
may sell the property at public auction. Notice of the sale deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be published for two
consecutive weeks in a legal newspaper in the county where the state-operated services
facility is located and deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end state the time and place of the sale. The proceeds of the
sale, after deduction of the costs of publication and auction, may be expended, at the
discretion of the head of the state-operated services facility or designee, for the benefit of
the patients or residents of the state-operated services facility. Any patient or resident, or
heir or representative of the patient or resident, may file with, and make proof of ownership
to, the head of the state-operated services facility or designee of the state-operated services
facility disposing of the personal property within four years after the saledeleted text begin , and,deleted text end new text begin .new text end Upon
satisfactory proof to the head of the state-operated services or designee, new text begin the head of the
state-operated services or designee
new text end shall certify for payment to the commissioner of
management and budget the amount received by the sale of the property.

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Legal action. new text end

No suit shall be brought for damages consequent to the disposal
of personal property or use of money in accordance with this section against the state or
any official, employee, or agent thereof.

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.18, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Generally.

Except as provided in deleted text begin subdivisions 2 anddeleted text end new text begin subdivisionnew text end 4, every
officer and employee of the several institutions under the jurisdiction of the deleted text begin commissioner
of human services
deleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end who has money belonging to an institution shall pay the
money to the deleted text begin accountingdeleted text end new text begin chief financialnew text end officer deleted text begin thereofdeleted text end new text begin or a designee of that institutionnew text end .
deleted text begin Every accounting officer, at the close of each month or oftener,deleted text end new text begin At the close of each month,
at a minimum, the chief financial officer of every institution
new text end shall forward to the
deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end a statement of the amount and sources of
all money received. On receipt of the statement, the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall
transmit the same to the commissioner of management and budget, who shall deliver a draft
deleted text begin upondeleted text end new text begin tonew text end the deleted text begin accountingdeleted text end new text begin chief financialnew text end officer new text begin or a designee new text end for the same specifying the deleted text begin funds
to which it is to be credited
deleted text end new text begin money credited to the institutionnew text end . deleted text begin Upon payment of such draft,
the amount shall be so credited.
deleted text end

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.18, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Collections deposited in the general fund.

Except as provided in subdivisions
deleted text begin 5,deleted text end new text begin 4a tonew text end 6, deleted text begin and 7,deleted text end all receipts from collection efforts for deleted text begin the regional treatment centers, state
nursing homes and other
deleted text end state facilities as defined in section 246.50, subdivision 3, must
be deposited in the general fund. From that amount, receipts from collection efforts for the
Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center and community behavioral health hospitals must
be deposited in accordance with subdivision 4a. The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall
ensure that the departmental financial reporting systems and internal accounting procedures
comply with federal standards for reimbursement for program and administrative expenditures
and fulfill the purpose of this subdivision.

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.18, subdivision 4a, is amended to read:


Subd. 4a.

Mental health innovation account.

The mental health innovation account is
established in the special revenue fund. deleted text begin Beginning in fiscal year 2018,deleted text end $1,000,000 of the
revenue generated by collection efforts from the Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center
and community behavioral health hospitals under section 246.54 new text begin each fiscal year new text end must
annually be deposited into the mental health innovation account. Money deposited in the
mental health innovation account is appropriated to the commissioner of human services
for the mental health innovation grant program under section 245.4662.

Sec. 16.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.18, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Funded depreciation accounts for state-operated, community-based
programs.

Separate interest-bearing funded depreciation accounts deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be established
in the state treasury for state-operated, community-based programsnew text begin serving persons with
developmental disabilities
new text end meeting the definition of a facility in Minnesota Rules, part
9553.0020, subpart 19, or a vendor in section 252.41, subdivision 9. As payments for
state-operated community-based servicesnew text begin provided by such intermediate care facilities for
persons with developmental disabilities and vendors
new text end are received by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end , the portion of the payment rate representing allowable depreciation expense
and the capital debt reduction allowance deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be deposited in the state treasury and
credited to the separate interest-bearing accounts as dedicated receipts deleted text begin withdeleted text end new text begin .new text end Unused deleted text begin funds
carried
deleted text end new text begin money credited to the separate interest-bearing accounts as dedicated receipts carriesnew text end
over to the next fiscal year. deleted text begin Fundsdeleted text end new text begin Moneynew text end within these funded depreciation accounts are
appropriated to the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end for the purchase or
replacement of capital assets or payment of capitalized repairs for each respective program.
These accounts deleted text begin willdeleted text end satisfy the requirements of Minnesota Rules, part 9553.0060, subparts
1, item E, and 5.

Sec. 17.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.18, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Collections dedicated.

new text begin (a) new text end Except for state-operated programs funded through
a direct appropriation from the legislature, any state-operated program or service established
and operated as an enterprise activity deleted text begin shall retaindeleted text end new text begin retainsnew text end the revenues earned in an
interest-bearing account.

new text begin (b) new text end When the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end determines the intent to transition from a
direct appropriation to enterprise activity for which the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end has
authority,new text begin the executive board shall retain and depositnew text end all collections for the targeted
state-operated service deleted text begin shall be retained and depositeddeleted text end into an interest-bearing account. At
the end of the fiscal year, prior to establishing the enterprise activity, new text begin the executive board
shall deposit
new text end collections up to the amount of the appropriation for the targeted service deleted text begin shall
be deposited to
deleted text end new text begin innew text end the general fund. deleted text begin All fundsdeleted text end new text begin The executive board shall retain all moneynew text end in
excess of the amount of the appropriation deleted text begin will be retained and useddeleted text end new text begin for usenew text end by the enterprise
activity for cash flow purposes.

deleted text begin These fundsdeleted text end new text begin (c) The money equaling the appropriation for the targeted service returned
to the general fund
new text end must be deposited in the state treasury in a revolving account deleted text begin and fundsdeleted text end new text begin .
Money
new text end in the revolving account deleted text begin aredeleted text end new text begin isnew text end appropriated to the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end
to operate the services authorized, and any unexpended balances do not cancel but are
available until spent.

Sec. 18.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.23, is amended to read:


246.23 PERSONS ADMISSIBLE TO REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTERS.

Subdivision 1.

Residence.

No person who has not a settlement in a county, as defined
in section 256G.02, subdivision 4, shall be admitted to a regional treatment center for persons
with mental illness, developmental disability, or substance use disorder, except that the
commissioner of human services may authorize admission thereto when the residence cannot
be ascertained, or when the circumstances in the judgment of the commissioner make it
advisable. When application is made to a judge exercising probate jurisdiction for admission
to any of the regional treatment centers above named for admission thereto, if the judge
finds that the person for whom application is made has not such residence, or that residence
cannot be ascertained, the judge shall so report to the commissioner; and may recommend
that such person be admitted notwithstanding, giving reasons therefor. The commissioner
of human services shall thereupon investigate the question of residence and, if the
commissioner finds that such person has not such residence and has a legal residence in
another state or country, the commissioner may cause the person to be returned thereto at
the expense of this state.

Subd. 2.

new text begin State-operated new text end substance use disorder treatment.

The deleted text begin commissioner deleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end shall maintain a regionally based, state-administered system of substance
use disorder programs. Counties may refer individuals who are eligible for services under
chapter 254B to the substance use disorder units in the regional treatment centers.

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin County per diem cost. new text end

A 15 percent county share of the per diem cost of
treatment is required for individuals served within the treatment capacity funded by direct
legislative appropriation.

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Criteria. new text end

deleted text begin By July 1, 1991, the commissionerdeleted text end new text begin The executive boardnew text end shall establish
criteria for admission to the substance use disorder units deleted text begin that willdeleted text end new text begin tonew text end maximize federal and
private funding sources, fully utilize the regional treatment center capacity, and make
state-funded treatment capacity available to counties on an equitable basis. The admission
criteria may be adopted without rulemaking. Existing rules governing placements under
chapters 254A and 254B do not apply to admissions to the capacity funded by direct
appropriation.

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Private and third-party payments. new text end

Private and third-party collections and
payments are appropriated to the commissioner for the operation of the substance use
disorder units.

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Treatment of additional individuals. new text end

In addition to the deleted text begin chemical dependencydeleted text end new text begin
substance use disorder
new text end treatment capacity funded by direct legislative appropriation, the
regional treatment centers maynew text begin alsonew text end provide treatment to deleted text begin additionaldeleted text end new text begin :
new text end

new text begin (1) new text end individuals whose treatment is paid for out of the behavioral health fund under chapter
254B, in which case placement rules adopted under chapter 254B apply; deleted text begin to those
deleted text end

new text begin (2) new text end individuals who are ineligible new text begin under the behavioral health fund new text end but new text begin who are new text end committed
for treatment under chapter 253B as provided in section 254B.05, subdivision 4; deleted text begin or todeleted text end new text begin and
new text end

new text begin (3) new text end individuals new text begin who are new text end covered through other nonstate payment sources.

Sec. 19.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.325, is amended to read:


246.325 GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE.

The cemetery located on the grounds of thenew text begin formernew text end Cambridge State Hospital shall be
known as the Garden of Remembrance.

Sec. 20.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.33, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Cemetery and burial for individual in a state institution.

The
deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may establish and maintain a cemetery
for the burial of any patient, inmatenew text begin ,new text end or person admitted to any state institution under control
of the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end upon the public grounds of such institution in the
manner set forth in deleted text begin the following subdivisionsdeleted text end new text begin this sectionnew text end .

Sec. 21.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.33, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Land surveyance required.

deleted text begin The land shall be surveyed and a plat thereof madedeleted text end new text begin
In establishing and maintaining a cemetery under subdivision 1, the executive board must
survey the land of the potential location of the cemetery and create a plat
new text end .

Sec. 22.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.33, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Marking cemetery boundary.

deleted text begin A stone or other monument shall be established
to mark each corner of such cemetery, and its location shown on the plat
deleted text end new text begin The executive
board must clearly mark the cemetery's boundaries at the physical location of the cemetery
and record the boundary locations on the plat required by subdivision 2
new text end .

Sec. 23.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.33, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Plots in cemetery.

The deleted text begin cemetery shall be platted into lots, which shall be
numbered; it shall have streets and walks, and the same shall be shown on the plat. All
containing graves shall be indicated by an appropriate marker of permanent nature for
identification purposes
deleted text end new text begin executive board must plat the cemetery into numbered lots. The
executive board must provide for streets and walkways to, from, and within the cemetery
and clearly mark the streets and walkways on the plat. The executive board must provide
an appropriate permanent identification marker upon each individual grave
new text end . Notwithstanding
section 13.46, the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may share private data
on individuals for purposes of placing a marker on each grave.

Sec. 24.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.33, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Surveyor certification.

The deleted text begin surveyor shall certify as to the correctness of the
plat by endorsement
deleted text end new text begin executive board must obtain certification from the surveyor as to the
accuracy of the plat
new text end .

Sec. 25.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.33, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

County recording.

deleted text begin The plat with the surveyor's endorsement thereon shall be
filed for record
deleted text end new text begin (a) The executive board must file the plat with the surveyor's certificationnew text end
with the county recorder in the county deleted text begin whereindeleted text end new text begin wherenew text end the cemetery is located. new text begin The head of
the institution or a designee must keep
new text end a copy of the plat deleted text begin shall be kept in the office of the
superintendent of
deleted text end new text begin atnew text end the deleted text begin institution, togetherdeleted text end new text begin location of the institutionnew text end with a register showing
the name of the persons buried in the cemetery and the lot in which they are buried.

Sec. 26.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.34, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Requirements for deleted text begin reburialdeleted text end new text begin reintermentnew text end .

The deleted text begin commissioner of human
services may remove
deleted text end new text begin executive board must comply with all provisions of this section to
exhume
new text end the body of any person now buried in a cemetery situated deleted text begin upondeleted text end new text begin onnew text end the land belonging
to the state for public institution purposes and deleted text begin rebury itdeleted text end new text begin reinter the remainsnew text end in a cemetery
created under the provisions of section 246.33deleted text begin , by complying with the provisions set forth
in the following subdivisions of this section
deleted text end .

Sec. 27.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.34, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

District court approval needed.

new text begin (a) new text end The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall
petition the district court of the county deleted text begin whereindeleted text end new text begin wherenew text end the present cemetery is deleted text begin situated settingdeleted text end new text begin
located for an order authorizing the reinterment of a person under subdivision 1. The petition
must set
new text end forth the reasons for deleted text begin such removal, the place to which the body is to be removed,
and praying for an order of the court authorizing such removal
deleted text end new text begin reinterment of the person
and the proposed location for the reinterment of the person
new text end .

new text begin (b) new text end Upon the deleted text begin presentation of such petition, the court shall make its order setting the time,
which shall not be less than 60 days from the date of the order, and the place for hearing
the same
deleted text end new text begin filing of a petition under paragraph (a), the court must issue an order for a hearing
setting the location, date, and time of a hearing on the petition. The court must set the hearing
date at least 60 days after the order for hearing
new text end .

new text begin (c) new text end The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall serve the nearest relative or, if the
deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end cannot locate any relative, some friend of the person whose
body is to be deleted text begin removeddeleted text end new text begin exhumednew text end by mailing a copy of the petition and court's order new text begin for
hearing to the relative at least
new text end 30 days before the date of hearing and deleted text begin file thedeleted text end new text begin filing annew text end affidavit
of mailing with the court administrator of district court. If the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end
is unable to locate a relative deleted text begin or frienddeleted text end , the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall make an
affidavit to that effect and file the deleted text begin samedeleted text end new text begin affidavitnew text end with the court administrator of district
court.

Sec. 28.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.34, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Court order.

new text begin (a) new text end Upon the hearing of deleted text begin suchdeleted text end new text begin thenew text end petition, if the court determines
that it is for the best interests of the publicdeleted text begin ,deleted text end new text begin andnew text end the relatives and friends deleted text begin that such body be
removed and that the same will be conducted in a manner commensurate with the methods
commonly employed for the reburial of the dead in the community
deleted text end new text begin of the person to be
exhumed and reinterred
new text end , the court shall deleted text begin make itsdeleted text end new text begin issue annew text end order authorizing deleted text begin such removal,
setting forth
deleted text end new text begin the exhumation. The order must set forthnew text end the time within which deleted text begin such removal
shall be accomplished
deleted text end new text begin the exhumation must occurnew text end and the place to which the deleted text begin body is to be
removed
deleted text end new text begin person is to be reinterrednew text end .

new text begin (b) new text end Upon completion of deleted text begin such removaldeleted text end new text begin the exhumationnew text end , the deleted text begin director shall cause the name
of the person so removed to be entered
deleted text end new text begin head of the institution or a designee shall documentnew text end
in the registerdeleted text begin , together withdeleted text end new text begin required by section 246.33, subdivision 6, paragraph (b), the
name of the person exhumed and
new text end the number of the lot in the cemetery new text begin in which the person
was reinterred
new text end and file an affidavit deleted text begin thereofdeleted text end new text begin containing that informationnew text end with the court
administrator of district court.

Sec. 29.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.35, is amended to read:


246.35 ABANDONMENT OF CEMETERY; COURT ORDER.

deleted text begin If the court makes its order under the provisions of section 246.34 authorizing the removal
of bodies from a cemetery and the same is accomplished in accordance with such order and
the commissioner files affidavits of such removal as hereinbefore provided, together with
an affidavit that the commissioner has caused a thorough search to be made, and there are
no more dead bodies remaining in such cemetery to the best of the commissioner's
knowledge, information and belief,
deleted text end The new text begin district new text end court deleted text begin may make its orderdeleted text end new text begin of the county
where a cemetery exists on the grounds of a state institution may issue an order
new text end authorizing
the abandonment new text begin and discontinued use new text end of such cemetery deleted text begin and thereby discontinue its use as
such.
deleted text end new text begin when the executive board files affidavits attesting:
new text end

new text begin (1) to all exhumations completed under section 246.34; and
new text end

new text begin (2) that the executive board has thoroughly searched the cemetery on the grounds of the
state institution and no people remain buried in the cemetery to the executive board's
knowledge, information, and belief.
new text end

Sec. 30.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.50, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Scope.

For the purposes of sections 246.50 to 246.55, the terms set out
in deleted text begin subdivisions 2 to 8deleted text end new text begin this sectionnew text end shall have the meanings ascribed to them.

Sec. 31.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.50, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Cost of care.

"Cost of care" means the deleted text begin commissioner's charge for services
provided to any person admitted to a state facility.
deleted text end

deleted text begin For purposes of this subdivision, "charge for services" means thedeleted text end usual and customary
fee charged new text begin by the executive board new text end for services provided to clients. The new text begin executive board
shall establish the
new text end usual and customary fee deleted text begin shall be established in a manner requireddeleted text end to
appropriately bill services to all payers and shall include the costs related to the operations
of any program offered by the state.

Sec. 32.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.50, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Relatives.

"Relatives" means the spousedeleted text begin ,deleted text end and parents of a clientdeleted text begin ,deleted text end in that order
of liability for cost of care.

Sec. 33.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.50, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Client's county.

"Client's county" means the county of financial responsibility
under deleted text begin chapter 256Gdeleted text end new text begin section 256G.02new text end , except that where a client with no residence in this
state is committed while serving a sentence at a deleted text begin penal institution, itdeleted text end new text begin correctional facility,
"client's county"
new text end means the county from which the client was sentenced.

Sec. 34.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.50, subdivision 8, is amended to read:


Subd. 8.

Local social services agency.

"Local social services agency" means the local
social services agency of the client's county deleted text begin as defined in subdivision 7 and ofdeleted text end new text begin ,new text end the county
of commitment, deleted text begin anddeleted text end any deleted text begin otherdeleted text end local social services agency possessing information regardingnew text begin
the financial circumstances of the client or the client's relatives
new text end , or new text begin any local social services
agency
new text end requested by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end to investigatedeleted text begin ,deleted text end the financial
circumstances of a client or new text begin the client's new text end relatives deleted text begin thereofdeleted text end .

Sec. 35.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.50, subdivision 11, is amended to read:


Subd. 11.

Health plan company.

"Health plan company" has the meaning given it in
section 62Q.01, subdivision 4, and also includesnew text begin :
new text end

new text begin (1)new text end a demonstration provider as defined in section 256B.69, subdivision 2, paragraph
(b)deleted text begin ,deleted text end new text begin ;
new text end

new text begin (2)new text end a county or group of counties participating in county-based purchasing according to
section 256B.692deleted text begin ,deleted text end new text begin ;new text end and

new text begin (3)new text end a children's mental health collaborative under contract to provide medical assistance
for individuals enrolled in the prepaid medical assistance and MinnesotaCare programs
under sections 245.493 to 245.495.

Sec. 36.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.51, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:


Subd. 1a.

Clients in state-operated community-based programs; determination.

The
deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall determine available health plan coverage from a health
plan company for services provided to clients admitted to a state-operated community-based
program. If the health plan coverage requires a co-pay or deductible, or if there is no available
health plan coverage, the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall determine or redetermine
what part of the noncovered cost of care, if any, the client is able to pay. If the client is
unable to pay the uncovered cost of care, the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall determine
the client's relatives' ability to pay. The client and relatives shall provide to the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end documents and proof necessary to determine the client's and relatives' ability
to pay. Failure to provide the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end with sufficient information to
determine ability to pay may make the client or relatives liable for the full cost of care until
the time when sufficient information is provided. If deleted text begin it is determineddeleted text end new text begin the executive board
determines
new text end that the responsible party does not have the ability to pay, the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end shall waive payment of the portion that exceeds ability to pay under the
determination.

Sec. 37.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.51, subdivision 1b, is amended to read:


Subd. 1b.

Clients served by regional treatment centers or nursing homes;
determination.

The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall determine or redetermine, if
necessary, what part of the cost of care, if any, a client deleted text begin serveddeleted text end new text begin who received servicesnew text end in
regional treatment centers or nursing homes operated by state-operated services is able to
pay. If the client is unable to pay the full cost of care, the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end
shall determine if the client's relatives have the ability to pay. The client and relatives shall
provide to the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end documents and proof necessary to determine
the client's and relatives' ability to pay. Failure to provide the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end
with sufficient information to determine ability to pay may make the client or relatives liable
for the full cost of care until the time when sufficient information is provided. No parent
deleted text begin shall bedeleted text end new text begin isnew text end liable for the cost of care given a client at a regional treatment center after the
client has reached the age of 18 years.

Sec. 38.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.51, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Rules.

The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall adopt, pursuant to the
Administrative Procedure Act, rules establishing uniform standards for determination of
client liability and relative, guardian or conservator responsibility for care provided at state
facilities. The standards new text begin for determination new text end may differ for mental illness, substance use
disorder, or developmental disability. The standards established in rules adopted under
chapter 254B deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end determine the amount of client and relative responsibility when a
portion of the client's cost of care has been paid under chapter 254B. These rules deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end
have the force and effect of law.

Sec. 39.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.511, is amended to read:


246.511 RELATIVE RESPONSIBILITY.

Except for substance use disorder services paid for with deleted text begin fundsdeleted text end new text begin moneynew text end provided under
chapter 254B, deleted text begin a client's relatives shall not, pursuant to the commissioner's authority under
section 246.51, be ordered
deleted text end new text begin the executive board must not require under section 246.51 a
client's relatives
new text end to pay more than the following: (1) for services provided in a
community-based service, the noncovered cost of care as determined under the ability to
pay determination; and (2) for services provided at a regional treatment center operated by
state-operated services, 20 percent of the cost of care, unless deleted text begin theydeleted text end new text begin the relativesnew text end reside outside
the state. new text begin The executive board must determine the responsibility of new text end parents of children in
state facilities deleted text begin shall have their responsibilitydeleted text end to pay deleted text begin determineddeleted text end according to section 252.27,
subdivision 2
, or in rules adopted under chapter 254B if the cost of care is paid under chapter
254B. The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may accept voluntary payments in excess of 20
percent. The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may require full payment of the full per capita
cost of care in state facilities for clients whose parent, parents, spouse, guardian, or
conservator do not reside in Minnesota.

Sec. 40.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.52, is amended to read:


246.52 PAYMENT FOR CARE; ORDER; ACTION.

new text begin (a) new text end The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall issue an order to the client or the guardian
of the estate, if deleted text begin there be onedeleted text end new text begin applicablenew text end , and relatives determined able to pay requiring them
to pay to the state of Minnesota the amounts deleted text begin sodeleted text end determined deleted text begin the total of which shalldeleted text end new text begin under
sections 246.51 and 246.511,
new text end not new text begin to new text end exceed the full cost of care. deleted text begin Suchdeleted text end new text begin Thenew text end order deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end
specifically state the deleted text begin commissioner'sdeleted text end determination new text begin of the executive board new text end and deleted text begin shall be
conclusive
deleted text end new text begin is finalnew text end unless appealed from deleted text begin as herein provideddeleted text end new text begin pursuant to section 246.55new text end .

new text begin (b) new text end When a client or relative fails to pay the amount due deleted text begin hereunderdeleted text end new text begin under an order of
the executive board,
new text end the attorney general, upon request of the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end ,
may institute, or direct the appropriate county attorney to institute, civil action to recover
such amount.

Sec. 41.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.53, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Client's estate.

Upon the death of a clientdeleted text begin , or a former client,deleted text end new text begin who received
services, the executive board shall file a claim against the estate of the individual for
new text end the
total cost of care deleted text begin givendeleted text end new text begin provided tonew text end the client, less the amount actually paid toward the cost
of care by the client and the client's relativesdeleted text begin , shall be filed by the commissioner as a claim
against the estate of the client with
deleted text end new text begin innew text end the court having jurisdiction to probate the estate deleted text begin anddeleted text end new text begin .new text end
All proceeds collected by the state in the case deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be divided between the state and
county in proportion to the cost of care each has borne.

Sec. 42.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.53, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Preferred status.

new text begin (a) new text end An estate claim in subdivision 1 deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be considered
an expense of the last illness for purposes of section 524.3-805.

deleted text begin If the commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin (b) The executive board has the power to
compromise a claim under this section if the executive board
new text end determines that the property
or estate of any client deleted text begin is not more thandeleted text end new text begin does not exceed the minimumnew text end needed to care for and
maintain the spouse and minor or dependent children of a deceased clientdeleted text begin , the commissioner
has the power to compromise the claim of the state in a manner deemed just and proper
deleted text end .

Sec. 43.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.53, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Exception from statute of limitations.

Any statute of limitations that limits
the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end in recovering the cost of care obligation incurred by a
client deleted text begin or former client shalldeleted text end new text begin who received services doesnew text end not apply to any claim against an
estate made under this section to recover the cost of care.

Sec. 44.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.531, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Subrogation to client's rights.

The deleted text begin Department of Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end shall be subrogated, to the extent of the cost of care for services given, to
the rights a client who receives treatment or care at a state facility may have under private
health care coverage. The right of subrogation does not attach to benefits paid or provided
under private health care coverage before the carrier issuing the health care coverage receives
written notice of the exercise of subrogation rights.

Sec. 45.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.531, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Civil action.

To recover under this section, the deleted text begin Department of Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end , with counsel of the attorney general, may institute or join in a civil action
against the carrier issuing the private health care coverage.

Sec. 46.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.54, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Generally.

Except for substance use disorder services provided under
sections 254B.01 to 254B.09, the client's county shall pay to the state of Minnesota a portion
of the cost of care provided in a regional treatment center or a state nursing facility to a
client deleted text begin legally settled in that countydeleted text end new text begin for which the county is the county of financial
responsibility under section 256B.02
new text end . A deleted text begin county's payment shall be madedeleted text end new text begin county must paynew text end
from the county's own sources of revenue deleted text begin anddeleted text end new text begin .new text end Payments deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end equal a percentage of
the cost of care, as determined by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end , for each day, or the
portion thereof, that the client spends at a regional treatment center or a state nursing facility.

Sec. 47.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.55, is amended to read:


246.55 APPEAL FROM ORDER OF deleted text begin COMMISSIONERdeleted text end new text begin EXECUTIVE BOARDnew text end .

Clients or relatives aggrieved by an order of the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end under
sections 246.50 to 246.55 may appeal from the order to the district court of the county in
which they reside by serving notice of the appeal on the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end and
filing the notice, with proof of service, in the office of the court administrator of the district
court deleted text begin of the countydeleted text end within 30 days from the date the order was mailed, or a later date not
exceeding one year from the date of mailing as permitted by order of the court. The appeal
may be brought on for hearing by the appellant or the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end upon
ten days' written notice. deleted text begin It shall be tried to the court which shall hear evidence it deems
necessary and by order affirm or modify
deleted text end new text begin The court must issue an order following an
evidentiary hearing affirming or modifying
new text end the order of the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end .
When any order or determination of the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end made under sections
246.50 to 246.55 is brought in question on appeal, the order or determination deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be
determined de novo. Appeal from the order of the district court may be taken as in other
civil cases.

Sec. 48.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.56, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Therapeutic work activities.

The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end is hereby authorized to establish work activity programs for the purpose
of providing therapeutic work activities for regional treatment center patients with mental
illness and regional treatment center residents with developmental disabilities. new text begin The executive
board may establish
new text end work activity programs deleted text begin may be establisheddeleted text end for the provision of services
and for the manufacture, processing and repairing of goods, wares, and merchandise. new text begin The
executive board may locate
new text end work activity programs deleted text begin may be locateddeleted text end on the grounds of the
regional treatment center or at work sites in the community. In establishing deleted text begin servicesdeleted text end new text begin
therapeutic work activities,
new text end the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall cooperate with existing
agencies to avoid duplication of available deleted text begin servicesdeleted text end new text begin activitiesnew text end to the extent feasible.

Sec. 49.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.56, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Powers of deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end .

(a) deleted text begin The work activity programs
authorized herein shall be planned and designed
deleted text end new text begin The executive board must plan and design
the therapeutic work activities
new text end exclusively to provide therapeutic activities for workers with
a disability whose physical or mental impairment is so severe as to make productive capacity
inconsequential. Notwithstanding section 177.24, the activities within this program deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin
must
new text end conform to the rules and regulations relating to work activity centers promulgated by
the United States Department of Labor.

new text begin (b) new text end To accomplish the deleted text begin foregoing purpose the commissioner of human services shall havedeleted text end new text begin
purpose in paragraph (a), the executive board has
new text end the power and authority to:

(1) use the diversified labor fund established by Laws 1945, chapter 575, section 19, to
purchase equipment and remodel facilities of the state hospitals referred to in subdivision
1 to initiate the work activity program;

(2) formulate a system of records and accounts which deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end at all times indicate
the extent of purchases, sales, wages, and bidding practices and which deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be open
to public inspection;

(3) contract with public or private entities for the provision of custodial, domestic,
maintenance, and other services carried out by patients or residents. To the extent that a
qualified direct care employee of a regional treatment center is available, staff services
required by the contract deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be provided by that direct care employee.

deleted text begin (b) The commissioner of human services shalldeleted text end new text begin (c) The executive boardnew text end , subject to the
approval of the commissioner of education, deleted text begin havedeleted text end new text begin hasnew text end the power and authority to:

(1) create a work activity center revolving fund for the purpose of receiving and
expending money in the operation of the deleted text begin saiddeleted text end programs;

(2) contract with public and private industries for the manufacture, repair, or assembling
of work according to standard bidding practices;

(3) use the revenue from the operation of said programs to pay wages to patients or
residents according to their productivity, purchase equipment and supplies and pay other
expenses necessary to the operation of the said programs;

(4) utilize all available vocational rehabilitation services and encourage the integration
of the new text begin therapeutic new text end work deleted text begin activity programdeleted text end new text begin activitiesnew text end into existing vocational rehabilitation
and community-based programs, so that thenew text begin therapeuticnew text end work deleted text begin activity program will neitherdeleted text end new text begin
activities do not
new text end duplicate nor unfairly compete with existing public or private community
programs.

Sec. 50.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.56, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Indirect costs and reimbursements.

The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end is not required to include indirect costs as defined in section 16A.127 in
new text begin therapeutic new text end work activity contracts for patients of the regional treatment centers and is not
required to reimburse the general fund for indirect costs related to new text begin therapeutic new text end work deleted text begin activity
programs
deleted text end new text begin activitiesnew text end .

Sec. 51.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.57, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Shared staff or services.

The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end
may authorize a state-operated servicesnew text begin programnew text end to provide staff or services to deleted text begin Campdeleted text end
Confidence new text begin Learning Center new text end in return for services to, or use of the camp's facilities by,
residents of the deleted text begin facilitydeleted text end new text begin programnew text end who have developmental disabilities.

Sec. 52.

new text begin [246.581] STATE-OPERATED, COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Employees of state-operated, community-based programs. new text end

new text begin Employees
of state-operated, community-based programs, except clients who work within and benefit
from these treatment and habilitation programs, must be state employees under chapters
43A and 179A.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Employment of clients by state-operated, community-based programs. new text end

new text begin Any
clients who work within and benefit from these treatment and habilitation programs are not
state employees under chapters 43A and 179A. The executive board may consider clients
who work within and benefit from these programs employees for federal tax purposes.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Admissions to state-operated, community-based programs. new text end

new text begin State-operated,
community-based programs may accept admissions from regional treatment centers, from
the person's own home, or from community programs.
new text end

Sec. 53.

new text begin [246.599] SERVICES TO COURTS AND STATE WELFARE AGENCIES.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Consultation services. new text end

new text begin The executive board may provide on a
fee-for-service basis consultive services to courts and state welfare agencies.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Aftercare. new text end

new text begin The executive board may provide to court and state welfare agencies
on a fee-for-service basis supervision and aftercare of patients provisionally or otherwise
discharged from a state-operated services facility.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Education programs. new text end

new text begin The executive board may promote and conduct
educational programs relating to mental health to court and state welfare agencies.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Federal and other funds. new text end

new text begin The executive board shall administer, expend, and
distribute federal funds and other funds not appropriated by the legislature that are made
available to the state for the mental health purposes in this section.
new text end

Sec. 54.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.64, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Substance use disorder rates.

Notwithstanding sections 246.50,
subdivision 5
, and 246.511, the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall establish separate rates
for each substance use disorder service operated by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end and
may establish separate rates for each service component within the program by establishing
fees for services or different per diem rates for each separate substance use disorder unit
within the program based on actual costs attributable to the service or unit. The rate must
allocate the cost of all anticipated maintenance, treatment, and expenses including
depreciation of buildings and equipment, interest paid on bonds issued for capital
improvements for substance use disorder programs, reimbursement and other indirect costs
related to the operation of substance use disorder programs other than that paid from the
Minnesota state building fund or the bond proceeds fund, and losses due to bad debt. The
rate must not include allocations of chaplaincy, patient advocacy, or quality assurance costs
that are not required for substance use disorder licensure by the commissionernew text begin of human
services
new text end or certification for chemical dependency by the Joint Commission on Accreditation
of Hospitals. Notwithstanding any other law, the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall treat
these costs as nonhospital department expenses.

Sec. 55.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.64, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Depreciation collections.

deleted text begin Beginning July 1, 1987,deleted text end Depreciation collected under
subdivision 1 must be credited to the general fund deleted text begin anddeleted text end new text begin .new text end Principal and interest on the bonded
debt collected under subdivision 1 must be deposited in the state bond fund.

Sec. 56.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.64, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Responsibilities of deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end .

The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end shall credit all receipts from billings for rates set in subdivision 1, except
those credited according to subdivision 2, to the behavioral health fund. This money must
not be used for new text begin an activity in new text end a regional treatment center deleted text begin activitydeleted text end that is not a substance use
disorder service or an allocation of expenditures that are included in the base for computation
of the rates under subdivision 1. The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may expand substance
use disorder services so long as expenditures are recovered by patient fees, transfer of funds,
or supplementary appropriations. The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may expand or reduce
substance use disorder staff complement as long as expenditures are recovered by patient
fees, transfer of funds, or supplementary appropriations. Notwithstanding chapters 176 and
268, the commissioner shall provide for the self-insurance of regional treatment center
substance use disorder programs for the costs of unemployment benefits and workers'
compensation claims.

Sec. 57.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.71, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Blood-borne pathogens.

"Blood-borne pathogens" means pathogenic
microorganisms that are present in human blood and can cause disease in humans. These
pathogens includedeleted text begin ,deleted text end but are not limited todeleted text begin ,deleted text end hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV),
and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Sec. 58.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.716, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Procedures without consent.

(a) A secure treatment facility or an employee
of a secure treatment facility may bring a petition for a court order to require a patient to
provide a blood sample for testing for blood-borne pathogens. The petition shall be filed in
the district court in the county where the patient is receiving treatment from the secure
treatment facility. The secure treatment facility shall serve the petition on the patient three
days before a hearing on the petition. The petition shall include one or more affidavits
attesting that:

(1) the secure treatment facility followed the procedures in sections 246.71 to 246.722
and attempted to obtain blood-borne pathogen test results according to those sections;

(2) a licensed physician, advanced practice registered nurse, or physician assistant
knowledgeable about the most current recommendations of the United States Public Health
Service has determined that a significant exposure has occurred to the employee of a secure
treatment facility under section 246.721; and

(3) a physician, advanced practice registered nurse, or physician assistant has documented
that the employee has provided a blood sample and consented to testing for blood-borne
pathogens and blood-borne pathogen test results are needed for beginning, continuing,
modifying, or discontinuing medical treatment for the employee under section 246.721.

(b) new text begin Secure treatment new text end facilities shall cooperate with petitioners in providing any necessary
affidavits to the extent that facility staff can attest under oath to the facts in the affidavits.

(c) The court may order the patient to provide a blood sample for blood-borne pathogen
testing if:

(1) there is probable cause to believe the employee of a secure treatment facility has
experienced a significant exposure to the patient;

(2) the court imposes appropriate safeguards against unauthorized disclosure that must
specify the persons who have access to the test results and the purposes for which the test
results may be used;

(3) a licensed physician, advanced practice registered nurse, or physician assistant for
the employee of a secure treatment facility needs the test results for beginning, continuing,
modifying, or discontinuing medical treatment for the employee; and

(4) the court finds a compelling need for the test results. In assessing compelling need,
the court shall weigh the need for the court-ordered blood collection and test results against
the interests of the patient, including, but not limited to, privacy, health, safety, or economic
interests. The court shall also consider whether involuntary blood collection and testing
would serve the public interests.

(d) The court shall conduct the proceeding in camera unless the petitioner or the patient
requests a hearing in open court and the court determines that a public hearing is necessary
to the public interest and the proper administration of justice.

(e) The patient may arrange for counsel in any proceeding brought under this subdivision.

Sec. 59.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.72, is amended to read:


246.72 PENALTY FOR UNAUTHORIZED RELEASE OF INFORMATION.

Unauthorized release of the patient's name or other uniquely identifying information
under sections 246.71 to 246.722 is subject to the remedies and penalties under sections
13.08 and 13.09. This section does not preclude private causes of action against an individual,
state agency, statewide system, political subdivision, or person responsible for releasing
private data, or confidential or private information on the deleted text begin inmatedeleted text end new text begin patientnew text end .

Sec. 60.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246.721, is amended to read:


246.721 PROTOCOL FOR EXPOSURE TO BLOOD-BORNE PATHOGENS.

(a) A secure treatment facility shall follow applicable Occupational Safety and Health
Administration guidelines under Code of Federal Regulations, title 29, part 1910.1030, for
blood-borne pathogens.

(b) Every secure treatment facility shall adopt and follow a postexposure protocol for
employees at a secure treatment facility who have experienced a significant exposure. The
postexposure protocol must adhere to the most current recommendations of the United
States Public Health Service and include, at a minimum, the following:

(1) a process for employees to report an exposure in a timely fashion;

(2) a process for an infectious disease specialist, or a licensed physician, advanced
practice registered nurse, or physician assistant who is knowledgeable about the most current
recommendations of the United States Public Health Service in consultation with an infectious
disease specialist, (i) to determine whether a significant exposure to one or more blood-borne
pathogens has occurred, and (ii) to provide, under the direction of a licensed physician,
advanced practice registered nurse, or physician assistant, a recommendation or
recommendations for follow-up treatment appropriate to the particular blood-borne pathogen
or pathogens for which a significant exposure has been determined;

(3) if there has been a significant exposure, a process to determine whether the patient
has a blood-borne pathogen through disclosure of test results, or through blood collection
and testing as required by sections 246.71 to 246.722;

(4) a process for providing appropriate counseling prior to and following testing for a
blood-borne pathogen regarding the likelihood of blood-borne pathogen transmission and
follow-up recommendations according to the most current recommendations of the United
States Public Health Servicedeleted text begin , recommendationsdeleted text end for testingdeleted text begin ,deleted text end and treatment;

(5) a process for providing appropriate counseling under clause (4) to the employee of
a secure treatment facility and to the patient; and

(6) compliance with applicable state and federal laws relating to data practices,
confidentiality, informed consent, and the patient bill of rights.

Sec. 61.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 251.012, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

deleted text begin Auxiliary servicesdeleted text end new text begin Shared services agreementsnew text end .

The nursing homes may enter
into new text begin shared services new text end agreements according to section 246.57 to provide other services needed
in the region that build on the services provided by the regional nursing homes and that are
offered in conjunction with a community or community group.

Sec. 62.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 252.50, subdivision 10, is amended to read:


Subd. 10.

Rules and licensure.

Each state-operated residential and day habilitation
service site shall be separately licensed and movement of residents between them shall be
governed by applicable rules adopted by the commissionernew text begin of human servicesnew text end .

ARTICLE 3

COUNTY OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGES

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256.045, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Human services judges; appointment.

The commissioner of human
servicesnew text begin , in consultation with the direct care and treatment executive board,new text end may appoint
one or more state human services judges to conduct hearings and recommend orders in
accordance with subdivisions 3, 3a, 3b, 4a, deleted text begin anddeleted text end 5new text begin , and 5anew text end . Human services judges designated
pursuant to this section may administer oaths and shall be under the control and supervision
of the commissioner of human services and shall not be a part of the Office of Administrative
Hearings established pursuant to sections 14.48 to 14.56. The commissioner shall only
appoint as a full-time human services judge an individual who is licensed to practice law
in Minnesota and who is:

(1) in active status;

(2) an inactive resident;

(3) retired;

(4) on disabled status; or

(5) on retired senior status.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256.045, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 1a. new text end

new text begin Direct care and treatment executive board or executive board. new text end

new text begin For purposes
of this section, "direct care and treatment executive board" or "executive board" means the
Department of Direct Care and Treatment executive board established under section 246C.06.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 256.045, subdivision 3, is amended
to read:


Subd. 3.

State agency hearings.

(a) State agency hearings are available for the following:

(1) any person applying for, receiving or having received public assistance, medical
care, or a program of social services granted by the state agency or a county agency or the
federal Food and Nutrition Act whose application for assistance is denied, not acted upon
with reasonable promptness, or whose assistance is suspended, reduced, terminated, or
claimed to have been incorrectly paid;

(2) any patient or relative aggrieved by an order of the commissioner under section
252.27;

(3) a party aggrieved by a ruling of a prepaid health plan;

(4) except as provided under chapter 245C, any individual or facility determined by a
lead investigative agency to have maltreated a vulnerable adult under section 626.557 after
they have exercised their right to administrative reconsideration under section 626.557;

(5) any person whose claim for foster care payment according to a placement of the
child resulting from a child protection assessment under chapter 260E is denied or not acted
upon with reasonable promptness, regardless of funding source;

(6) any person to whom a right of appeal according to this section is given by other
provision of law;

(7) an applicant aggrieved by an adverse decision to an application for a hardship waiver
under section 256B.15;

(8) an applicant aggrieved by an adverse decision to an application or redetermination
for a Medicare Part D prescription drug subsidy under section 256B.04, subdivision 4a;

(9) except as provided under chapter 245A, an individual or facility determined to have
maltreated a minor under chapter 260E, after the individual or facility has exercised the
right to administrative reconsideration under chapter 260E;

(10) except as provided under chapter 245C, an individual disqualified under sections
245C.14 and 245C.15, following a reconsideration decision issued under section 245C.23,
on the basis of serious or recurring maltreatment; a preponderance of the evidence that the
individual has committed an act or acts that meet the definition of any of the crimes listed
in section 245C.15, subdivisions 1 to 4; or for failing to make reports required under section
260E.06, subdivision 1, or 626.557, subdivision 3. Hearings regarding a maltreatment
determination under clause (4) or (9) and a disqualification under this clause in which the
basis for a disqualification is serious or recurring maltreatment, shall be consolidated into
a single fair hearing. In such cases, the scope of review by the human services judge shall
include both the maltreatment determination and the disqualification. The failure to exercise
the right to an administrative reconsideration shall not be a bar to a hearing under this section
if federal law provides an individual the right to a hearing to dispute a finding of
maltreatment;

(11) any person with an outstanding debt resulting from receipt of public assistance,
medical care, or the federal Food and Nutrition Act who is contesting a setoff claim by the
Department of Human Services or a county agency. The scope of the appeal is the validity
of the claimant agency's intention to request a setoff of a refund under chapter 270A against
the debt;

(12) a person issued a notice of service termination under section 245D.10, subdivision
3a, by a licensed provider of any residential supports or services listed in section 245D.03,
subdivision 1, paragraphs (b) and (c), that is not otherwise subject to appeal under subdivision
4a;

(13) an individual disability waiver recipient based on a denial of a request for a rate
exception under section 256B.4914;

(14) a person issued a notice of service termination under section 245A.11, subdivision
11, that is not otherwise subject to appeal under subdivision 4a; or

(15) a recovery community organization seeking medical assistance vendor eligibility
under section 254B.01, subdivision 8, that is aggrieved by a membership or accreditation
determination and that believes the organization meets the requirements under section
254B.05, subdivision 1, paragraph (d), clauses (1) to (10). The scope of the review by the
human services judge shall be limited to whether the organization meets each of the
requirements under section 254B.05, subdivision 1, paragraph (d), clauses (1) to (10).

(b) The hearing for an individual or facility under paragraph (a), clause (4), (9), or (10),
is the only administrative appeal to the final agency determination specifically, including
a challenge to the accuracy and completeness of data under section 13.04. Hearings requested
under paragraph (a), clause (4), apply only to incidents of maltreatment that occur on or
after October 1, 1995. Hearings requested by nursing assistants in nursing homes alleged
to have maltreated a resident prior to October 1, 1995, shall be held as a contested case
proceeding under the provisions of chapter 14. Hearings requested under paragraph (a),
clause (9), apply only to incidents of maltreatment that occur on or after July 1, 1997. A
hearing for an individual or facility under paragraph (a), clauses (4), (9), and (10), is only
available when there is no district court action pending. If such action is filed in district
court while an administrative review is pending that arises out of some or all of the events
or circumstances on which the appeal is based, the administrative review must be suspended
until the judicial actions are completed. If the district court proceedings are completed,
dismissed, or overturned, the matter may be considered in an administrative hearing.

(c) For purposes of this section, bargaining unit grievance procedures are not an
administrative appeal.

(d) The scope of hearings involving claims to foster care payments under paragraph (a),
clause (5), shall be limited to the issue of whether the county is legally responsible for a
child's placement under court order or voluntary placement agreement and, if so, the correct
amount of foster care payment to be made on the child's behalf and shall not include review
of the propriety of the county's child protection determination or child placement decision.

(e) The scope of hearings under paragraph (a), clauses (12) and (14), shall be limited to
whether the proposed termination of services is authorized under section 245D.10,
subdivision 3a
, paragraph (b), or 245A.11, subdivision 11, and whether the requirements
of section 245D.10, subdivision 3a, paragraphs (c) to (e), or 245A.11, subdivision 2a,
paragraphs (d) to (f), were met. If the appeal includes a request for a temporary stay of
termination of services, the scope of the hearing shall also include whether the case
management provider has finalized arrangements for a residential facility, a program, or
services that will meet the assessed needs of the recipient by the effective date of the service
termination.

(f) A vendor of medical care as defined in section 256B.02, subdivision 7, or a vendor
under contract with a county agency to provide social services is not a party and may not
request a hearing under this section, except if assisting a recipient as provided in subdivision
4.

(g) An applicant or recipient is not entitled to receive social services beyond the services
prescribed under chapter 256M or other social services the person is eligible for under state
law.

(h) The commissioner may summarily affirm the county or state agency's proposed
action without a hearing when the sole issue is an automatic change due to a change in state
or federal lawnew text begin , except in matters covered by paragraph (i)new text end .

new text begin (i) When the subject of an administrative review is a matter within the jurisdiction of
the direct care and treatment executive board as a part of the board's powers and duties
under chapter 246C, the executive board may summarily affirm the county or state agency's
proposed action without a hearing when the sole issue is an automatic change due to a
change in state or federal law.
new text end

deleted text begin (i)deleted text end new text begin (j)new text end Unless federal or Minnesota law specifies a different time frame in which to file
an appeal, an individual or organization specified in this section may contest the specified
action, decision, or final disposition before the state agency by submitting a written request
for a hearing to the state agency within 30 days after receiving written notice of the action,
decision, or final disposition, or within 90 days of such written notice if the applicant,
recipient, patient, or relative shows good cause, as defined in section 256.0451, subdivision
13, why the request was not submitted within the 30-day time limit. The individual filing
the appeal has the burden of proving good cause by a preponderance of the evidence.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256.045, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Orders of the commissioner of human services.

new text begin (a) Except as provided for
under subdivision 5a for matters under the jurisdiction of the direct care and treatment
executive board,
new text end a state human services judge shall conduct a hearing on the appeal and
shall recommend an order to the commissioner of human services. The recommended order
must be based on all relevant evidence and must not be limited to a review of the propriety
of the state or county agency's action. A human services judge may take official notice of
adjudicative facts. The commissioner of human services may accept the recommended order
of a state human services judge and issue the order to the county agency and the applicant,
recipient, former recipient, or prepaid health plan. The commissioner on refusing to accept
the recommended order of the state human services judge, shall notify the petitioner, the
agency, or prepaid health plan of that fact and shall state reasons therefor and shall allow
each party ten days' time to submit additional written argument on the matter. After the
expiration of the ten-day period, the commissioner shall issue an order on the matter to the
petitioner, the agency, or prepaid health plan.

new text begin (b) new text end A party aggrieved by an order of the commissioner may appeal under subdivision
7, or request reconsideration by the commissioner within 30 days after the date the
commissioner issues the order. The commissioner may reconsider an order upon request of
any party or on the commissioner's own motion. A request for reconsideration does not stay
implementation of the commissioner's order. The person seeking reconsideration has the
burden to demonstrate why the matter should be reconsidered. The request for reconsideration
may include legal argument and proposed additional evidence supporting the request. If
proposed additional evidence is submitted, the person must explain why the proposed
additional evidence was not provided at the time of the hearing. If reconsideration is granted,
the other participants must be sent a copy of all material submitted in support of the request
for reconsideration and must be given ten days to respond. Upon reconsideration, the
commissioner may issue an amended order or an order affirming the original order.

new text begin (c) new text end Any order of the commissioner issued under this subdivision shall be conclusive
upon the parties unless appeal is taken in the manner provided by subdivision 7. Any order
of the commissioner is binding on the parties and must be implemented by the state agency,
a county agency, or a prepaid health plan according to subdivision 3a, until the order is
reversed by the district court, or unless the commissioner or a district court orders monthly
assistance or aid or services paid or provided under subdivision 10.

new text begin (d) new text end A vendor of medical care as defined in section 256B.02, subdivision 7, or a vendor
under contract with a county agency to provide social services is not a party and may not
request a hearing or seek judicial review of an order issued under this section, unless assisting
a recipient as provided in subdivision 4. A prepaid health plan is a party to an appeal under
subdivision 3a, but cannot seek judicial review of an order issued under this section.

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256.045, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 5a. new text end

new text begin Orders of the direct care and treatment executive board. new text end

new text begin (a) When the
subject of an administrative review is a matter within the jurisdiction of the direct care and
treatment executive board as a part of the board's powers and duties under chapter 246C, a
state human services judge shall conduct a hearing on the appeal and shall recommend an
order to the executive board. The recommended order must be based on all relevant evidence
and must not be limited to a review of the propriety of the state or county agency's action.
A human services judge may take official notice of adjudicative facts. The direct care and
treatment executive board may accept the recommended order of a state human services
judge and issue the order to the parties. The executive board, on refusing to accept the
recommended order of the state human services judge, shall notify the parties of the refusal
and the reasoning and shall allow each party ten days to submit additional written argument
on the matter. After the expiration of the ten-day period, the executive board shall issue an
order on the matter to the parties.
new text end

new text begin (b) A party aggrieved by an order of the executive board may appeal under subdivision
7, or request reconsideration by the executive board within 30 days after the date the
executive board issues the order. The executive board may reconsider an order upon request
of any party or on the executive board's own motion. A request for reconsideration does
not stay implementation of the executive board's order. The person seeking reconsideration
has the burden to demonstrate why the matter should be reconsidered. The request for
reconsideration may include legal argument and proposed additional evidence supporting
the request. If proposed additional evidence is submitted, the person must explain why the
proposed additional evidence was not provided at the time of the hearing. If reconsideration
is granted, the other participants must be sent a copy of all material submitted in support of
the request for reconsideration and must be given ten days to respond. Upon reconsideration,
the executive board may issue an amended order or an order affirming the original order.
new text end

new text begin (c) Any order of the executive board issued under this subdivision shall be conclusive
upon the parties unless appeal is taken in the manner provided by subdivision 7. Any order
of the executive board is binding on the parties and must be implemented by the state agency
or a county agency, until the order is reversed by the district court, or unless the executive
board or a district court orders monthly services paid or provided under subdivision 10.
new text end

new text begin (d) A vendor of medical care as defined in section 256B.02, subdivision 7, or a vendor
under contract with a county agency to provide social services is not a party and may not
request a hearing or seek judicial review of an order issued under this section, unless assisting
a recipient as provided in subdivision 4. The Department of Direct Care and Treatment is
not a vendor for the purposes of this paragraph.
new text end

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256.045, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Additional powers of commissioner; subpoenas.

(a) The commissioner of
human services, deleted text begin ordeleted text end the commissioner of health for matters within the commissioner's
jurisdiction under subdivision 3b,new text begin or the direct care and treatment executive board for matters
within the jurisdiction of the executive board under subdivision 5a,
new text end may initiate a review
of any action or decision of a county agency and direct that the matter be presented to a
state human services judge for a hearing held under subdivision 3, 3a, 3b, or 4a. In all matters
dealing with human services committed by law to the discretion of the county agency, the
deleted text begin commissioner'sdeleted text end judgment new text begin of the applicable commissioner or executive board new text end may be
substituted for that of the county agency. The new text begin applicable new text end commissioner new text begin or executive board
new text end may order an independent examination when appropriate.

(b) Any party to a hearing held pursuant to subdivision 3, 3a, 3b, or 4a may request that
the new text begin applicable new text end commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end issue a subpoena to compel the attendance
of witnesses and the production of records at the hearing. A local agency may request that
the new text begin applicable new text end commissionernew text begin or executive boardnew text end issue a subpoena to compel the release of
information from third parties prior to a request for a hearing under section 256.046 upon
a showing of relevance to such a proceeding. The issuance, service, and enforcement of
subpoenas under this subdivision is governed by section 357.22 and the Minnesota Rules
of Civil Procedure.

(c) The commissionernew text begin of human servicesnew text end may issue a temporary order staying a proposed
demission by a residential facility licensed under chapter 245A:

(1) while an appeal by a recipient under subdivision 3 is pending;

(2) for the period of time necessary for the case management provider to implement the
commissioner's order; or

(3) for appeals under subdivision 3, paragraph (a), clause (12), when the individual is
seeking a temporary stay of demission on the basis that the county has not yet finalized an
alternative arrangement for a residential facility, a program, or services that will meet the
assessed needs of the individual by the effective date of the service termination, a temporary
stay of demission may be issued for no more than 30 calendar days to allow for such
arrangements to be finalized.

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256.045, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Judicial review.

Except for a prepaid health plan, any party who is aggrieved
by an order of the commissioner of human services, deleted text begin ordeleted text end the commissioner of health in appeals
within the commissioner's jurisdiction under subdivision 3b, new text begin or the direct care and treatment
executive board in appeals within the jurisdiction of the executive board under subdivision
5a
new text end may appeal the order to the district court of the county responsible for furnishing
assistance, or, in appeals under subdivision 3b, the county where the maltreatment occurred,
by serving a written copy of a notice of appeal upon the new text begin applicable new text end commissioner new text begin or executive
board
new text end and any adverse party of record within 30 days after the date the commissioner new text begin or
executive board
new text end issued the order, the amended order, or order affirming the original order,
and by filing the original notice and proof of service with the court administrator of the
district court. Service may be made personally or by mail; service by mail is complete upon
mailing; no filing fee shall be required by the court administrator in appeals taken pursuant
to this subdivision, with the exception of appeals taken under subdivision 3b. The new text begin applicable
new text end commissionernew text begin or executive boardnew text end may elect to become a party to the proceedings in the
district court. Except for appeals under subdivision 3b, any party may demand that the
commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end furnish all parties to the proceedings with a copy of the
decision, and a transcript of any testimony, evidence, or other supporting papers from the
hearing held before the human services judge, by serving a written demand upon the
new text begin applicable new text end commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end within 30 days after service of the notice of
appeal. Any party aggrieved by the failure of an adverse party to obey an order issued by
the commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end under deleted text begin subdivisiondeleted text end new text begin subdivisionsnew text end 5new text begin or 5anew text end may compel
performance according to the order in the manner prescribed in sections 586.01 to 586.12.

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256G.01, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Applicability.

This chapter governs the Minnesota human services system.
The system includes the Department of Human Services, new text begin the Department of Direct Care
and Treatment,
new text end local social services agencies, county welfare agencies, human service
boards, community mental health center boards, state hospitals, state nursing homes, and
persons, agencies, institutions, organizations, and other entities under contract to any of
those agencies to the extent specified in the contract.

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256G.01, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Program coverage.

This chapter applies to all social service programs
administered by the commissionernew text begin of human services or the direct care and treatment
executive board
new text end in which residence is the determining factor in establishing financial
responsibility. These include, but are not limited to: commitment proceedings, including
voluntary admissions; emergency holds; poor relief funded wholly through local agencies;
social services, including title XX, IV-E and section 256E.12; social services programs
funded wholly through the resources of county agencies; social services provided under the
Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act, sections 260.751 to 260.781; costs for
delinquency confinement under section 393.07, subdivision 2; service responsibility for
these programs; and housing support under chapter 256I.

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256G.02, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 5a. new text end

new text begin Direct care and treatment executive board or executive board. new text end

new text begin "Direct
care and treatment executive board" or "executive board" means the Department of Direct
Care and Treatment executive board established under section 246C.06.
new text end

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256G.03, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

No durational test.

Except as otherwise provided in sections 256J.75; 256B.056,
subdivision 1
; 256D.02, subdivision 12a, and 256J.12 for purposes of this chapter, no waiting
period is required before securing county or state residence. A person cannot, however, gain
residence while physically present in an excluded time facility unless otherwise specified
in this chapter or in a federal regulation controlling a federally funded human service new text begin or
direct care and treatment
new text end program. Interstate migrants who enter a shelter for battered women
directly from another state can gain residency while in the facility provided the person can
provide documentation that the person is a victim of domestic abuse and the county
determines that the placement is appropriate.

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256G.04, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Moving out of state.

new text begin (a) new text end A person retains county and state residence so long
as the person's absence from Minnesota is viewed as a temporary absence within the context
of the affected program.

new text begin (b) new text end Direct entry into a facility in another state does not end Minnesota residence for
purposes of this chapter. Financial responsibility does not continue, however, unless
placement was initiated by a human service new text begin or direct care and treatment new text end agency or another
governmental entity that has statutory authority to bind the human service new text begin or direct care
and treatment
new text end agency and is based on a formal, written plan of treatment, or unless federal
regulations require payment for an out-of-state resident.

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256G.09, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Financial disputes.

(a) If the county receiving the transmittal does not believe
it is financially responsible, it should provide to the deleted text begin departmentdeleted text end new text begin commissioner of human
services
new text end and the initially responsible county a statement of all facts and documents necessary
for the deleted text begin departmentdeleted text end new text begin commissionernew text end to make the requested determination of financial
responsibility. The submission must clearly state the program area in dispute and must state
the specific basis upon which the submitting county is denying financial responsibility.

(b) The initially responsible county then has 15 calendar days to submit its position and
any supporting evidence to the deleted text begin departmentdeleted text end new text begin commissionernew text end . The absence of a submission by
the initially responsible county does not limit the right of the deleted text begin departmentdeleted text end new text begin commissioner of
human services or direct care and treatment executive board
new text end to issue a binding opinion based
on the evidence actually submitted.

(c) A case must not be submitted until the local agency taking the application or making
the commitment has made an initial determination about eligibility and financial
responsibility, and services have been initiated. This paragraph does not prohibit the
submission of closed cases that otherwise meet the applicable statute of limitations.

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256G.09, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

deleted text begin Departmentdeleted text end new text begin Commissionernew text end obligations.

new text begin (a) Except as provided in paragraph
(b) for matters under the jurisdiction of the direct care and treatment executive board,
new text end the
deleted text begin departmentdeleted text end new text begin commissionernew text end shall then promptly decide any question of financial responsibility
as outlined in this chapter and make an order referring the application to the local agency
of the proper county for further action. Further action may include reimbursement by that
county of assistance that another county has provided to the applicant under this subdivision.
The deleted text begin departmentdeleted text end new text begin commissionernew text end shall decide disputes within 60 days of the last county
evidentiary submission and shall issue an immediate opinion.

new text begin (b) For disputes regarding financial responsibility relating to matters under the jurisdiction
of the direct care and treatment executive board, the commissioner shall promptly issue an
advisory opinion on any question of financial responsibility as outlined in this chapter and
recommend to the executive board an order referring the application to the local agency of
the proper county for further action. Further action may include reimbursement by that
county of assistance that another county has provided to the applicant under this subdivision.
The commissioner shall provide an advisory opinion and recommended order to the executive
board within 30 days of the last county evidentiary submission. The executive board shall
decide to accept or reject the commissioner's advisory opinion and recommended order
within 60 days of the last county evidentiary submission and shall issue an immediate
opinion stating the reasons for accepting or rejecting the commissioner's recommendation.
new text end

new text begin (c) new text end The deleted text begin departmentdeleted text end new text begin commissionernew text end may make any investigation it considers proper before
making deleted text begin itsdeleted text end new text begin anew text end decisionnew text begin or a recommendation to the executive boardnew text end . deleted text begin Itdeleted text end new text begin The commissionernew text end
may prescribe rules it considers necessary to carry out this subdivisionnew text begin except that the
commissioner must not create rules purporting to bind the executive board's decision on
any advisory opinion or recommended order under paragraph (b)
new text end .

new text begin (d) Except as provided in paragraph (e) for matters under the jurisdiction of the executive
board,
new text end the order of the deleted text begin departmentdeleted text end new text begin commissionernew text end binds the local agency involved and the
applicant or recipient. That agency shall comply with the order unless reversed on appeal
as provided in section 256.045, subdivision 7. The agency shall comply with the order
pending the appeal.

new text begin (e) For disputes regarding financial responsibility relating to matters under the jurisdiction
of the direct care and treatment executive board, the order of the executive board binds the
local agency involved and the applicant or recipient. That agency shall comply with the
order of the executive board unless the order is reversed on appeal as provided in section
256.045, subdivision 7. The agency shall comply with the order of the executive board
pending the appeal.
new text end

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256G.10, is amended to read:


256G.10 DERIVATIVE SETTLEMENT.

new text begin (a) new text end The residence of the parent of a minor child, with whom that child last lived in a
nonexcluded time setting, or guardian of a ward shall determine the residence of the child
or ward for all social services governed by this chapter.

new text begin (b) new text end For purposes of this chapter, a minor child is defined as being under 18 years of age
unless otherwise specified in a program administered by the commissionernew text begin of human services
or the direct care and treatment executive board
new text end .

new text begin (c) new text end Physical or legal custody has no bearing on residence determinations. This section
does not, however, apply to situations involving another state, limit the application of an
interstate compact, or apply to situations involving state wards where the commissioner is
defined by law as the guardian.

Sec. 16.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256G.11, is amended to read:


256G.11 NO RETROACTIVE EFFECT.

new text begin (a) new text end This chapter is not retroactive and does not require redetermination of financial
responsibility for cases existing on January 1, 1988. This chapter applies only to applications
and redeterminations of eligibility taken or routinely made after January 1, 1988.

new text begin (b) new text end Notwithstanding this section, existing social services cases shall be treated in the
same manner as cases for those programs outlined in section 256G.02, subdivision 4,
paragraph (g), for which an application is taken or a redetermination is made after January
1, 1988.

new text begin (c) The requirement under section 256G.09, subdivision 3, for the direct care and
treatment executive board to accept or reject the recommendation of the commissioner of
humans services regarding the county of financial responsibility for matters under the
jurisdiction of the executive board is not retroactive and does not require redetermination
of financial responsibility for cases existing prior to the effective date of the transfer of all
authorities and responsibilities from the Department of Human Services to the Department
of Direct Care and Treatment.
new text end

new text begin (d) Notwithstanding paragraph (c), existing cases relating to matters under the jurisdiction
of the executive board must be treated in the same manner as cases relating to matters under
the jurisdiction of the executive board opened or redetermined after the effective date of
the transfer of all authorities and responsibilities from the Department of Human Services
to the Department of Direct Care and Treatment.
new text end

Sec. 17.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256G.12, is amended to read:


256G.12 STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS.

Subdivision 1.

Limitation.

A submission to the deleted text begin departmentdeleted text end new text begin commissioner of human
services or the direct care and treatment executive board
new text end for a determination of financial
responsibility must be made within three years from the date of application for the program
in questionnew text begin or from the date of admission or commitment to state or other institutionsnew text end .

Subd. 2.

Reimbursement.

The obligation of the county ultimately found to be financially
responsible extends only to the period immediately following the date the submission was
received deleted text begin by the departmentdeleted text end new text begin or the date of admission or commitment to state or other
institutions
new text end . In the case of social service programs only, no reimbursement is required until
the financially responsible county has an opportunity to review and act on the plan of
treatment according to the applicable social service rules.

Subd. 3.

Exception.

Subdivision 2 does not apply to timely and routine submissions for
determination of financial responsibility under section 256G.09.

ARTICLE 4

SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY, MENTAL
ILLNESS, AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 252.021, is amended to read:


252.021 deleted text begin DEFINITIONdeleted text end new text begin DEFINITIONSnew text end .

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Scope. new text end

new text begin For purposes of this chapter, the terms defined in this section have
the meanings given.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Executive board. new text end

new text begin "Executive board" has the meaning given in section 246C.015.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Related condition. new text end

deleted text begin For the purposes of this chapter, the termdeleted text end "Related condition"
has the meaning given in section 252.27, subdivision 1a.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 252.50, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Location of programs.

(a) In determining the location of state-operated,
community-based programs, the needs of the individual client shall be paramount. The
deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall also take into account:

(1) prioritization of beds in state-operated, community-based programs for individuals
with complex behavioral needs that cannot be met by private community-based providers;

(2) choices made by individuals who chose to move to a more integrated setting, and
shall coordinate with the lead agency to ensure that appropriate person-centered transition
plans are created;

(3) the personal preferences of the persons being served and their families as determined
by Minnesota Rules, parts 9525.0004 to 9525.0036;

(4) the location of the support services established by the individual service plans of the
persons being served;

(5) the appropriate grouping of the persons served;

(6) the availability of qualified staff;

(7) the need for state-operated, community-based programs in the geographical region
of the state; and

(8) a reasonable commuting distance from a regional treatment center or the residences
of the program staff.

(b) new text begin The executive board must locate new text end state-operated, community-based programs deleted text begin must
be located
deleted text end new text begin in coordination with the commissioner of human servicesnew text end according to section
252.28.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253.13, is amended to read:


253.13 NOTICE OF ESCAPE OR DEATHnew text begin OF PRISONERnew text end .

When a deleted text begin convictdeleted text end new text begin prisonernew text end from the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater or the
Minnesota Correctional Facility-St. Cloud who has been committed to a state hospital
escapes deleted text begin therefromdeleted text end new text begin fromnew text end or dies deleted text begin thereindeleted text end new text begin in the state hospitalnew text end , the superintendent shall
immediately notify the chief executive officer of deleted text begin suchdeleted text end new text begin the correctionalnew text end facility new text begin from which
the prisoner was committed
new text end of deleted text begin such factdeleted text end new text begin the prisoner's escape or deathnew text end .

Sec. 4.

new text begin [253.195] DEFINITIONS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Scope. new text end

new text begin For purposes of sections 253.195 to 253.26, the terms defined in
this section have the meanings given them.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Executive board. new text end

new text begin "Executive board" has the meaning given in section 246C.015.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Secure treatment facility. new text end

new text begin "Secure treatment facility" has the meaning given
in section 253B.02, subdivision 18a.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253.20, is amended to read:


253.20 MINNESOTA SECURITY HOSPITAL.

The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall erect, equip, and maintain
in St. Peter and other geographic locations under the control of the deleted text begin commissioner of human
services
deleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end suitable buildings to be known as the Minnesota Security Hospital,
for the purpose of providing a secure treatment facility deleted text begin as defined in section 253B.02,
subdivision 18a
,
deleted text end for persons who may be committed there by courts, or otherwise, or
transferred there by the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end , and for persons
who are found to be mentally ill while confined in any correctional facility, or who may be
found to be mentally ill and dangerous, and the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall supervise
and manage the deleted text begin samedeleted text end new text begin secure treatment facilitynew text end as in the case of other state hospitals.

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253.21, is amended to read:


253.21 COMMITMENT; PROCEEDINGS; RESTORATION OF MENTAL
HEALTH.

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Initiation of commitment proceedings involving prisoners. new text end

When any
person confined in the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater or the Minnesota
Correctional Facility-St. Cloud is alleged to be mentally ill, the chief executive officer or
other person in chargenew text begin of the correctional facilitynew text end shall deleted text begin forthwithdeleted text end notify the deleted text begin commissioner
of human services
deleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end , deleted text begin whodeleted text end new text begin whichnew text end shall cause the prisoner to be examined by
the court exercising probate jurisdiction of the county where the prisoner is confined, as in
the case of other persons who are mentally ill.

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Transfer of committed prisoners. new text end

In case the prisoner is found to be mentally
ill, the prisoner deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be transferred by the order of the court to the Minnesota Security
Hospital or to a state hospital for people who are mentally ill in the discretion of the court,
there to be kept and maintained as in the case of other persons who are mentally ill.

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Return of prisoners following restoration of mental health. new text end

If, in the judgment
of the chief executive officernew text begin of the correctional facility the prisoner came fromnew text end , the prisoner's
mental health is restored before the period of commitment to the deleted text begin penal institutiondeleted text end new text begin correctional
facility
new text end has expired, new text begin upon the certificate of the chief executive officer, new text end the deleted text begin prisonerdeleted text end new text begin executive
board
new text end shall deleted text begin be removed by the commissioner, upon the certificate of the chief executive
officer,
deleted text end new text begin remove the prisoner from the secure treatment facility and transfer the prisonernew text end to
thenew text begin correctionalnew text end institution deleted text begin whencedeleted text end the prisoner camenew text begin fromnew text end to complete the sentence.

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253.22, is amended to read:


253.22 ALLOWANCES.

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Allowances upon discharge of a prisoner. new text end

When any deleted text begin convictdeleted text end new text begin prisonernew text end
is discharged from the Minnesota Security Hospitalnew text begin ,new text end the deleted text begin convict shalldeleted text end new text begin prisoner mustnew text end receive
the same allowances in money, clothing, and otherwise deleted text begin whichdeleted text end new text begin thatnew text end the deleted text begin convictdeleted text end new text begin prisonernew text end
would have received on remaining at the deleted text begin sending institutiondeleted text end new text begin correctional facility the prisoner
came from,
new text end and the expenditures deleted text begin indeleted text end new text begin onnew text end behalf of the deleted text begin convict shalldeleted text end new text begin prisoner mustnew text end be made
out of the same fund.

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Allowances while prisoner is committed. new text end

While at the hospital, the deleted text begin convict
shall
deleted text end new text begin prisoner mustnew text end be clothed and supported as are other patientsnew text begin at the facilitynew text end .

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253.23, is amended to read:


253.23 TRANSFER PROCEEDINGS.

When any deleted text begin criminal shall bedeleted text end new text begin prisoner isnew text end transferred to the Minnesota Security Hospitalnew text begin ,new text end
the original warrant of commitment to the deleted text begin penal institution shalldeleted text end new text begin correctional facility mustnew text end
be sent with the deleted text begin criminaldeleted text end new text begin prisonernew text end and returned to the deleted text begin penal institutiondeleted text end new text begin correctional facilitynew text end
upon return or discharge of the deleted text begin criminaldeleted text end new text begin prisonernew text end . A certified copy deleted text begin thereof shalldeleted text end new text begin of the warrant
of commitment to the correctional facility must
new text end be preserved at the deleted text begin penal institutiondeleted text end new text begin
correctional facility
new text end .

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253.24, is amended to read:


253.24 TERMS OF SENTENCE.

A prisoner who is removed new text begin from new text end or returned new text begin to a correctional facility new text end under sections
253.20 to 253.26 deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be held in the place to which the prisoner is deleted text begin sodeleted text end removed or
returned in accordance with the terms of the prisoner's original sentence unless deleted text begin soonerdeleted text end
discharged new text begin sooner new text end and the period of removal deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be counted as a part of the term of
the new text begin prisoner's new text end confinement.

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253.26, is amended to read:


253.26 TRANSFERS OF PATIENTS OR RESIDENTS.

The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may transfer a committed patient
to the Minnesota Security Hospital following a determination that the patient's behavior
presents a danger to others and treatment in a secure treatment facility is necessary. The
deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall establish a written policy creating the transfer criteria.

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 254B.01, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 15. new text end

new text begin Executive board. new text end

new text begin "Executive board" has the meaning given in section
246C.015.
new text end

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 254B.05, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Regional treatment centers.

Regional treatment center substance use disorder
treatment units are eligible vendors. The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive board new text end may expand the
capacity of substance use disorder treatment units beyond the capacity funded by direct
legislative appropriation to serve individuals who are referred for treatment by counties and
whose treatment will be paid for by funding under this chapter or other funding sources.
Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 254B.03 to deleted text begin 254B.041deleted text end new text begin 254B.04new text end , payment for any
person committed at county request to a regional treatment center under chapter 253B for
chemical dependency treatment and determined to be ineligible under the behavioral health
fund, shall become the responsibility of the county.

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 254B.151, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Participants; meetings.

(a) The community of practice must include the
following participants:

(1) researchers or members of the academic community who are substance use disorder
subject matter experts, who do not have financial relationships with treatment providers;

(2) substance use disorder treatment providers;

(3) representatives from recovery community organizations;

(4) a representative from the Department of Human Services;

(5) a representative from the Department of Health;

(6) a representative from the Department of Corrections;

(7) representatives from county social services agencies;

(8) representatives from tribal nations or tribal social services providers; deleted text begin and
deleted text end

(9) representatives from managed care organizationsdeleted text begin .deleted text end new text begin ; and
new text end

new text begin (10) a representative from the Department of Direct Care and Treatment.
new text end

(b) The community of practice must include individuals who have used substance use
disorder treatment services and must highlight the voices and experiences of individuals
who are Black, indigenous, people of color, and people from other communities that are
disproportionately impacted by substance use disorders.

(c) The community of practice must meet regularly and must hold its first meeting before
January 1, 2022.

(d) Compensation and reimbursement for expenses for participants in paragraph (b) are
governed by section 15.059, subdivision 3.

ARTICLE 5

CIVIL COMMITMENT

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253.015, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

State-operated services for persons with mental illness.

The
deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall determine to deleted text begin whatdeleted text end new text begin whichnew text end
state-operated services facility persons with mental illnessnew text begin from each countynew text end shall be
committed deleted text begin from each countydeleted text end and notify the deleted text begin judgedeleted text end new text begin judgesnew text end exercising probate jurisdiction
deleted text begin thereof, and of changes made from time to timedeleted text end new text begin over each county of the commitment. The
executive board shall also notify judges of any changes made by the executive board to the
commitment location
new text end .

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.02, subdivision 4b, is amended to read:


Subd. 4b.

Community-based treatment program.

"Community-based treatment
program" means new text begin non-state-operated new text end treatment and services provided at the community level,
including but not limited to community support services programs defined in section 245.462,
subdivision 6
; day treatment services defined in section 245.462, subdivision 8; outpatient
services defined in section 245.462, subdivision 21; mental health crisis services under
section 245.462, subdivision 14c; outpatient services defined in section 245.462, subdivision
21
; assertive community treatment services under section 256B.0622; adult rehabilitation
mental health services under section 256B.0623; home and community-based waivers;
supportive housing; and residential treatment services as defined in section 245.462,
subdivision 23
. deleted text begin Community-based treatment program excludes services provided by a
state-operated treatment program.
deleted text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.02, subdivision 4c, is amended to read:


Subd. 4c.

County of financial responsibility.

(a) "County of financial responsibility"
has the meaning specified in chapter 256G. This definition does not require that the person
qualifies for or receives any other form of financial, medical, or social service assistance
in addition to the services under this chapter. Disputes about the county of financial
responsibility shall be submittednew text begin for determinationnew text end to thenew text begin executive board through thenew text end
commissioner of human services deleted text begin to be determineddeleted text end in the manner prescribed in section
256G.09.

(b) For purposes of proper venue for filing a petition pursuant to section 253B.064,
subdivision 1, paragraph (a); 253B.07, subdivision 1, paragraph (a); or 253D.07, where the
designated agency of a county has determined that it is the county of financial responsibility,
then that county is the county of financial responsibility until a different determination is
made by the appropriate county agencies or the commissioner pursuant to chapter 256G.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.02, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 7b. new text end

new text begin Executive board. new text end

new text begin "Executive board" has the meaning given in section
246C.015.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.03, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Restraints.

(a) A patient has the right to be free from restraints. Restraints
shall not be applied to a patient in a treatment facility or state-operated treatment program
unless the head of the treatment facility, head of the state-operated treatment program, a
member of the medical staff, or a licensed peace officer who has custody of the patient
determines that restraints are necessary for the safety of the patient or others.

(b) Restraints shall not be applied to patients with developmental disabilities except as
permitted under section 245.825 deleted text begin anddeleted text end new text begin , thenew text end rules of the commissioner of human servicesnew text begin , and
the rules of the executive board
new text end . Consent must be obtained from the patient or patient's
guardian except for emergency procedures as permitted under rules of the commissionernew text begin of
human services
new text end adopted under section 245.825new text begin or rules of the executive board adopted under
chapter 246C
new text end .

(c) Each use of a restraint and reason for it shall be made part of the clinical record of
the patient under the signature of the head of the treatment facility.

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.03, subdivision 6a, is amended to read:


Subd. 6a.

Consent for treatment for developmental disability.

A patient with a
developmental disability, or the patient's guardian, has the right to give or withhold consent
before:

(1) the implementation of any aversive or deprivation procedure except for emergency
procedures permitted in rules of the commissionernew text begin of human servicesnew text end adopted under section
245.825new text begin or rules of the executive board adopted under chapter 246Cnew text end ; or

(2) the administration of psychotropic medication.

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.09, subdivision 3a, is amended to read:


Subd. 3a.

Reporting judicial commitments; private treatment program or
facility.

Notwithstanding section 253B.23, subdivision 9, when a court commits a patient
to a non-state-operated treatment facility or program, the court shall report the commitment
to the commissioner through the supreme court information system for purposes of providing
commitment information for firearm background checks under section 245.041. If the patient
is committed to a state-operated treatment program, the court shall send a copy of the
commitment order to the commissionernew text begin and the executive boardnew text end .

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 253B.10, subdivision 1, is amended
to read:


Subdivision 1.

Administrative requirements.

(a) When a person is committed, the
court shall issue a warrant or an order committing the patient to the custody of the head of
the treatment facility, state-operated treatment program, or community-based treatment
program. The warrant or order shall state that the patient meets the statutory criteria for
civil commitment.

(b) The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall prioritize patients being admitted from jail
or a correctional institution who are:

(1) ordered confined in a state-operated treatment program for an examination under
Minnesota Rules of Criminal Procedure, rules 20.01, subdivision 4, paragraph (a), and
20.02, subdivision 2;

(2) under civil commitment for competency treatment and continuing supervision under
Minnesota Rules of Criminal Procedure, rule 20.01, subdivision 7;

(3) found not guilty by reason of mental illness under Minnesota Rules of Criminal
Procedure, rule 20.02, subdivision 8, and under civil commitment or are ordered to be
detained in a state-operated treatment program pending completion of the civil commitment
proceedings; or

(4) committed under this chapter to the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end after dismissal
of the patient's criminal charges.

Patients described in this paragraph must be admitted to a state-operated treatment program
within 48 hours. The commitment must be ordered by the court as provided in section
253B.09, subdivision 1, paragraph (d).

(c) Upon the arrival of a patient at the designated treatment facility, state-operated
treatment program, or community-based treatment program, the head of the facility or
program shall retain the duplicate of the warrant and endorse receipt upon the original
warrant or acknowledge receipt of the order. The endorsed receipt or acknowledgment must
be filed in the court of commitment. After arrival, the patient shall be under the control and
custody of the head of the facility or program.

(d) Copies of the petition for commitment, the court's findings of fact and conclusions
of law, the court order committing the patient, the report of the court examiners, and the
prepetition report, and any medical and behavioral information available shall be provided
at the time of admission of a patient to the designated treatment facility or program to which
the patient is committed. Upon a patient's referral to the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end for admission pursuant to subdivision 1, paragraph (b), any inpatient hospital,
treatment facility, jail, or correctional facility that has provided care or supervision to the
patient in the previous two years shall, when requested by the treatment facility or
commissioner, provide copies of the patient's medical and behavioral records to the
deleted text begin Department of Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end for purposes of preadmission planning.
This information shall be provided by the head of the treatment facility to treatment facility
staff in a consistent and timely manner and pursuant to all applicable laws.

(e) Patients described in paragraph (b) must be admitted to a state-operated treatment
program within 48 hours of the Office of new text begin Executive new text end Medical Director, under section deleted text begin 246.018deleted text end new text begin
246C.09
new text end , or a designee determining that a medically appropriate bed is available. This
paragraph expires on June 30, 2025.

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.17, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Petitionnew text begin for release from commitmentnew text end .

Any patient, except one
committed as a sexually dangerous person or a person with a sexual psychopathic personality
or as a person who has a mental illness and is dangerous to the public as provided in section
253B.18, subdivision 3, or any interested person may petition the committing court or the
court to which venue has been transferred for an order that the patient is not in need of
continued care and treatment under commitment or for an order that an individual is no
longer a person who poses a risk of harm due to mental illness, or a person who has a
developmental disability or chemical dependency, or for any other relief. deleted text begin A patient committed
as a person who poses a risk of harm due to mental illness, a person who has a mental illness
and is dangerous to the public, a sexually dangerous person, or a person with a sexual
psychopathic personality may petition the committing court or the court to which venue has
been transferred for a hearing concerning the administration of neuroleptic medication.
deleted text end

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.17, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 1a. new text end

new text begin Petition for hearing concerning administration of neuroleptic medication. new text end

new text begin A
patient committed as a person who poses a risk of harm due to mental illness, a person who
has a mental illness and is dangerous to the public, a sexually dangerous person, or a person
with a sexual psychopathic personality may petition the committing court or the court to
which venue has been transferred for a hearing concerning the administration of neuroleptic
medication.
new text end

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.18, subdivision 4a, is amended to read:


Subd. 4a.

Release on pass; notification.

A patient who has been committed as a person
who has a mental illness and is dangerous to the public and who is confined at a secure
treatment facility or has been transferred out of a secure treatment facility according to
section 253B.18, subdivision 6, shall not be released on a pass unless the pass is part of a
pass plan that has been approved by the medical director of the secure treatment facility.
The pass plan must have a specific therapeutic purpose consistent with the treatment plan,
must be established for a specific period of time, and must have specific levels of liberty
delineated. The county case manager must be invited to participate in the development of
the pass plan. At least ten days prior to a determination on the plan, the medical directornew text begin of
the secure treatment facility
new text end shall notify the designated agency, the committing court, the
county attorney of the county of commitment, an interested person, the local law enforcement
agency where the facility is located, the county attorney and the local law enforcement
agency in the location where the pass is to occur, the petitioner, and the petitioner's counsel
of the plan, the nature of the passes proposed, and their right to object to the plan. If any
notified person objects prior to the proposed date of implementation, the person shall have
an opportunity to appear, personally or in writing, before the medical directornew text begin of the secure
treatment facility
new text end , within ten days of the objection, to present grounds for opposing the plan.
The pass plan shall not be implemented until the objecting person has been furnished that
opportunity. Nothing in this subdivision shall be construed to give a patient an affirmative
right to a pass plan.

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.18, subdivision 4b, is amended to read:


Subd. 4b.

Pass-eligible status; notification.

(a) The following patients committed to a
secure treatment facility shall not be placed on pass-eligible status unless that status has
been approved by the medical director of the secure treatment facility:

(1) a patient who has been committed as a person who has a mental illness and is
dangerous to the public and who:

(i) was found incompetent to proceed to trial for a felony or was found not guilty by
reason of mental illness of a felony immediately prior to the filing of the commitment
petition;

(ii) was convicted of a felony immediately prior to or during commitment as a person
who has a mental illness and is dangerous to the public; or

(iii) is subject to a commitment to the commissioner of corrections; and

(2) a patient who has been committed as a psychopathic personality, a sexually
psychopathic personality, or a sexually dangerous person.

(b) At least ten days prior to a determination on the status, the medical directornew text begin of the
secure treatment facility
new text end shall notify the committing court, the county attorney of the county
of commitment, the designated agency, an interested person, the petitioner, and the petitioner's
counsel of the proposed status, and their right to request review by the special review board.
If within ten days of receiving notice any notified person requests review by filing a notice
of objection with the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end and the head of the secure treatment
facility, a hearing shall be held before the special review board. The proposed status shall
not be implemented unless it receives a favorable recommendation by a majority of the
new text begin special review new text end board and approval by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end . The order of the
deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end is appealable as provided in section 253B.19.

(c) Nothing in this subdivision shall be construed to give a patient an affirmative right
to seek pass-eligible status from the special review board.

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.18, subdivision 4c, is amended to read:


Subd. 4c.

Special review board.

(a) The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall establish
one or more panels of a special review board. The new text begin special review new text end board shall consist of three
members experienced in the field of mental illness. One member of each special review
board panel shall be a psychiatrist or a doctoral level psychologist with forensic experience
and one member shall be an attorney. No member shall be affiliated with the Department
of deleted text begin Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin Direct Care and Treatmentnew text end . The special review board shall meet at least
every six months and at the call of the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end . It shall hear and
consider all petitions for a reduction in custody or to appeal a revocation of provisional
discharge. deleted text begin A "reduction in custody" means transfer from a secure treatment facility, discharge,
and provisional discharge.
deleted text end Patients may be transferred by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end
between secure treatment facilities without a special review board hearing.

Members of the special review board shall receive compensation and reimbursement
for expenses as established by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end .

new text begin (b) For purposes of this section, "reduction in custody" means transfer from a secure
treatment facility, discharge, and provisional discharge.
new text end

deleted text begin (b)deleted text end new text begin (c)new text end The special review board must review each denied petition under subdivision 5
for barriers and obstacles preventing the patient from progressing in treatment. Based on
the cases before the new text begin special review new text end board in the previous year, the special review board shall
provide to the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end an annual summation of the barriers to treatment
progress, and recommendations to achieve the common goal of making progress in treatment.

deleted text begin (c)deleted text end new text begin (d)new text end A petition filed by a person committed as a person who has a mental illness and
is dangerous to the public under this section must be heard as provided in subdivision 5
and, as applicable, subdivision 13. A petition filed by a person committed as a sexual
psychopathic personality or as a sexually dangerous person under chapter 253D, or committed
as both a person who has a mental illness and is dangerous to the public under this section
and as a sexual psychopathic personality or as a sexually dangerous person must be heard
as provided in section 253D.27.

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.18, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Petition; notice of hearing; attendance; order.

(a) A petition for a reduction
in custody or revocation of provisional discharge shall be filed with the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end and may be filed by the patient or by the head of the treatment facility or
state-operated treatment program to which the person was committed or has been transferred.
A patient may not petition the special review board for six months following commitment
under subdivision 3 or following the final disposition of any previous petition and subsequent
appeal by the patient. The head of the state-operated treatment program or head of the
treatment facility must schedule a hearing before the special review board for any patient
who has not appeared before the special review board in the previous three years, and
schedule a hearing at least every three years thereafter. The medical directornew text begin of the secure
treatment facility
new text end may petition at any time.

(b) Fourteen days prior to the hearing, the committing court, the county attorney of the
county of commitment, the designated agency, interested person, the petitioner, and the
petitioner's counsel shall be given written notice by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end of
the time and place of the hearing before the special review board. Only those entitled to
statutory notice of the hearing or those administratively required to attend may be present
at the hearing. The patient may designate interested persons to receive notice by providing
the names and addresses to the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end at least 21 days before the
hearing. The new text begin special review new text end board shall provide the commissioner with written findings of
fact and recommendations within 21 days of the hearing. The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end
shall issue an order no later than 14 days after receiving the recommendation of the special
review board. A copy of the order shall be mailed to every person entitled to statutory notice
of the hearing within five days after the order is signed. No order by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end shall be effective sooner than 30 days after the order is signed, unless the
county attorney, the patient, and the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end agree that it may become
effective sooner.

(c) The special review board shall hold a hearing on each petition prior to making its
recommendation to the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end . The special review board proceedings
are not contested cases as defined in chapter 14. Any person or agency receiving notice that
submits documentary evidence to the special review board prior to the hearing shall also
provide copies to the patient, the patient's counsel, the county attorney of the county of
commitment, the case manager, and the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end .

(d) Prior to the final decision by the commissioner, the special review board may be
reconvened to consider events or circumstances that occurred subsequent to the hearing.

(e) In making their recommendations and order, the special review board and
deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end must consider any statements received from victims under
subdivision 5a.

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.18, subdivision 5a, is amended to read:


Subd. 5a.

Victim notification of petition and release; right to submit statement.

(a)
As used in this subdivision:

(1) "crime" has the meaning given to "violent crime" in section 609.1095, and includes
criminal sexual conduct in the fifth degree and offenses within the definition of "crime
against the person" in section 253B.02, subdivision 4e, and also includes offenses listed in
section 253D.02, subdivision 8, paragraph (b), regardless of whether they are sexually
motivated;

(2) "victim" means a person who has incurred loss or harm as a result of a crime the
behavior for which forms the basis for a commitment under this section or chapter 253D;
and

(3) "convicted" and "conviction" have the meanings given in section 609.02, subdivision
5
, and also include juvenile court adjudications, findings under Minnesota Rules of Criminal
Procedure, rule 20.02, that the elements of a crime have been proved, and findings in
commitment cases under this section or chapter 253D that an act or acts constituting a crime
occurred or were part of their course of harmful sexual conduct.

(b) A county attorney who files a petition to commit a person under this section or chapter
253D shall make a reasonable effort to provide prompt notice of filing the petition to any
victim of a crime for which the person was convicted. In addition, the county attorney shall
make a reasonable effort to promptly notify the victim of the resolution of the petition and
the process for requesting notification of an individual's change in status as provided in
paragraph (c).

(c) A victim may request notification of an individual's discharge or release as provided
in paragraph (d) by submitting a written request for notification to the executive director of
the facility in which the individual is confined. The Department of Corrections or a county
attorney who receives a request for notification from a victim under this section shall
promptly forward the request to the executive director of the treatment facility in which the
individual is confined.

(d) Before provisionally discharging, discharging, granting pass-eligible status, approving
a pass plan, or otherwise permanently or temporarily releasing a person committed under
this section from a state-operated treatment program or treatment facility, the head of the
state-operated treatment program or head of the treatment facility shall make a reasonable
effort to notify any victim of a crime for which the person was convicted that the person
may be discharged or released and that the victim has a right to submit a written statement
regarding decisions of the medical directornew text begin of the secure treatment facilitynew text end , special review
board, or deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end with respect to the person. To the extent possible,
the notice must be provided at least 14 days before any special review board hearing or
before a determination on a pass plan. Notwithstanding section 611A.06, subdivision 4, the
deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall provide the judicial appeal panel with victim information
in order to comply with the provisions of this section. The judicial appeal panel shall ensure
that the data on victims remains private as provided for in section 611A.06, subdivision 4.
These notices shall only be provided to victims who have submitted a written request for
notification as provided in paragraph (c).

(e) The rights under this subdivision are in addition to rights available to a victim under
chapter 611A. This provision does not give a victim all the rights of a "notified person" or
a person "entitled to statutory notice" under subdivision 4a, 4b, or 5 or section 253D.14.

Sec. 16.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.18, subdivision 13, is amended to read:


Subd. 13.

Appeal.

Any patient aggrieved by a revocation decision or any interested
person may petition the special review board within seven days, exclusive of Saturdays,
Sundays, and legal holidays, after receipt of the revocation report for a review of the
revocation. The new text begin special review board shall schedule the new text end matter deleted text begin shall be scheduleddeleted text end within
30 days. The special review board shall review the circumstances leading to the revocation
and shall recommend to the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end whether or not the revocation
shall be upheld. The special review board may also recommend a new provisional discharge
at the time of a revocation hearing.

Sec. 17.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.18, subdivision 14, is amended to read:


Subd. 14.

Voluntary readmission.

(a) With the consent of the head of the treatment
facility or state-operated treatment program, a patient may voluntarily return from provisional
discharge for a period of up to 30 days, or up to 60 days with the consent of the designated
agency. If the patient is not returned to provisional discharge status within 60 days, the
provisional discharge is revoked. Within 15 days of receiving notice of the change in status,
the patient may request a review of the matter before the special review board. The new text begin special
review
new text end board may recommend a return to a provisional discharge status.

(b) The treatment facility or state-operated treatment program is not required to petition
for a further review by the special review board unless the patient's return to the community
results in substantive change to the existing provisional discharge plan. All the terms and
conditions of the provisional discharge order shall remain unchanged if the patient is released
again.

Sec. 18.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.19, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Creation.

The supreme court shall establish an appeal panel composed
of three judges and four alternate judges appointed from among the acting judges of the
state. Panel members shall serve for terms of one year each. Only three judges need hear
any case. One of the regular three appointed judges shall be designated as the chief judge
of the appeal panel. The chief judge is vested with power to fix the time and place of all
hearings before the panel, issue all notices, subpoena witnesses, appoint counsel for the
patient, if necessary, and supervise and direct the operation of the appeal panel. The chief
judge shall designate one of the other judges or an alternate judge to act as chief judge in
any case where the chief judge is unable to act. No member of the appeal panel shall take
part in the consideration of any case in which that judge committed the patient. The chief
justice of the supreme court shall determine the compensation of the judges serving on the
appeal panel. The compensation shall be in addition to their regular compensation as judges.
All compensation and expenses of the appeal panel and all allowable fees and costs of the
patient's counsel shall be established and paid by the deleted text begin Department of Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end .

Sec. 19.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.20, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Necessities.

new text begin (a) new text end The state-operated treatment program shall make necessary
arrangements at the expense of the state to insure that no patient is discharged or provisionally
discharged without suitable clothing. The head of the state-operated treatment program
shall, if necessary, provide the patient with a sufficient sum of money to secure transportation
home, or to another destination of the patient's choice, if the destination is located within a
reasonable distance of the state-operated treatment program.

new text begin (b)new text end The commissioner shall establish procedures by rule to help the patient receive all
public assistance benefits provided by state or federal law to which the patient is entitled
by residence and circumstances. The rule shall be uniformly applied in all counties. All
counties shall provide temporary relief whenever necessary to meet the intent of this
subdivision.

new text begin (c) The commissioner and the executive board may adopt joint rules necessary to
accomplish the requirements under paragraph (b).
new text end

Sec. 20.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.212, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Effect given to Tribal commitment order.

(a) When, under an agreement
entered into pursuant to subdivision 1, 1a, or 1b, the Indian Health Service or the placing
Tribe applies to a state-operated treatment program for admission of a person committed
to the jurisdiction of the health service by the Tribal court due to mental illness,
developmental disability, or chemical dependency, the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may
treat the patient with the consent of the Indian Health Service or the placing Tribe.

(b) A person admitted to a state-operated treatment program pursuant to this section has
all the rights accorded by section 253B.03. In addition, treatment reports, prepared in
accordance with the requirements of section 253B.12, subdivision 1, shall be filed with the
Indian Health Service or the placing Tribe within 60 days of commencement of the patient's
stay at the program. A subsequent treatment report shall be filed with the Indian Health
Service or the placing Tribe within six months of the patient's admission to the program or
prior to discharge, whichever comes first. Provisional discharge or transfer of the patient
may be authorized by the head of the program only with the consent of the Indian Health
Service or the placing Tribe. Discharge from the program to the Indian Health Service or
the placing Tribe may be authorized by the head of the new text begin state-operated treatment new text end program
after notice to and consultation with the Indian Health Service or the placing Tribe.

Sec. 21.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.22, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Establishment.

The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall establish a
review board of three or more persons for the Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center,
Minnesota Security Hospital, and Minnesota Sex Offender Program to review the admission
and retention of patients of that program receiving services under this chapter. One member
shall be qualified in the diagnosis of mental illness, developmental disability, or chemical
dependency, and one member shall be an attorney. The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may,
upon written request from the appropriate federal authority, establish a review panel for
any federal treatment facility within the state to review the admission and retention of
patients hospitalized under this chapter. For any review board established for a federal
treatment facility, one of the persons appointed by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall
be the commissioner of veterans affairs or the deleted text begin commissioner'sdeleted text end designeenew text begin of the commissioner
of veterans affairs
new text end .

Sec. 22.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.22, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Notice.

The head of each program specified in subdivision 1 shall notify each
patient at the time of admission by a simple written statement of the patient's right to appear
before the review board and the next date when the new text begin review new text end board will visit that program. A
request to appear before the new text begin review new text end board need not be in writing. Any employee of the
program receiving a patient's request to appear before the new text begin review new text end board shall notify the head
of the program of the request.

Sec. 23.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253B.22, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Review.

The new text begin review new text end board shall review the admission and retention of patients
at the program. The new text begin review new text end board may examine the records of all patients admitted and may
examine personally at its own instigation all patients who from the records or otherwise
appear to justify reasonable doubt as to continued need of confinement in the program. The
review board shall report its findings to the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end and to the head
of the program. The new text begin review new text end board may also receive reports from patients, interested persons,
and employees of the program, and investigate conditions affecting the care of patients.

ARTICLE 6

CIVIL COMMITMENT AND TREATMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253D.02, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Administrative restriction.

"Administrative restriction" means any measure
utilized by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end to maintain safety and security, protect possible
evidence, and prevent the continuation of suspected criminal acts. Administrative restriction
does not mean protective isolation as defined by Minnesota Rules, part 9515.3090, subpart
4. Administrative restriction may include increased monitoring, program limitations, loss
of privileges, restricted access to and use of possessions, and separation of a committed
person from the normal living environment, as determined by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive
board
new text end or the deleted text begin commissioner'sdeleted text end designeenew text begin of the executive boardnew text end . Administrative restriction
applies only to committed persons in a secure treatment facility deleted text begin as defined in subdivision
13
deleted text end who:

(1) are suspected of committing a crime or charged with a crime;

(2) are the subject of a criminal investigation;

(3) are awaiting sentencing following a conviction of a crime; or

(4) are awaiting transfer to a correctional facility.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253D.02, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the commissioner of deleted text begin human servicesdeleted text end new text begin
corrections
new text end or the commissioner's designee.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253D.02, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Committed person.

"Committed person" means an individual committed under
this chapter, or under this chapter and under section 253B.18. It includes individuals described
in section 246B.01, subdivision 1a, and any person committed as a sexually dangerous
person, a person with a psychopathic personality, or a person with a sexual psychopathic
personality under any previous statute includingnew text begin chapter 253B or Minnesota Statutes 1992,new text end
section 526.10 deleted text begin or chapter 253Bdeleted text end .

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253D.02, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 7a. new text end

new text begin Executive board. new text end

new text begin "Executive board" has the meaning given under section
246C.015.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 253D.02, subdivision 8, is amended
to read:


Subd. 8.

Harmful sexual conduct.

(a) "Harmful sexual conduct" means sexual conduct
that creates a substantial likelihood of serious physical or emotional harm to another.

(b) There is a rebuttable presumption that conduct described in the following provisions
creates a substantial likelihood that a victim will suffer serious physical or emotional harm:
section 609.342 (criminal sexual conduct in the first degree), 609.343 (criminal sexual
conduct in the second degree), 609.344 (criminal sexual conduct in the third degree), 609.345
(criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree), or 609.3458 (sexual extortion).

new text begin (c)new text end If the conduct was motivated by the person's sexual impulses or was part of a pattern
of behavior that had criminal sexual conduct as a goal, the presumption new text begin in paragraph (b)
new text end also applies to conduct described in section 609.185 (murder in the first degree), 609.19
(murder in the second degree), 609.195 (murder in the third degree), 609.20 (manslaughter
in the first degree), 609.205 (manslaughter in the second degree), 609.221 (assault in the
first degree), 609.222 (assault in the second degree), 609.223 (assault in the third degree),
609.24 (simple robbery), 609.245 (aggravated robbery), 609.247 (carjacking), 609.25
(kidnapping), 609.255 (false imprisonment), 609.365 (incest), 609.498 (tampering with a
witness), 609.561 (arson in the first degree), 609.582, subdivision 1 (burglary in the first
degree), 609.713 (terroristic threats), or 609.749, subdivision 3 or 5 (harassment or stalking).

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253D.02, subdivision 16, is amended to read:


Subd. 16.

Sexually dangerous person.

(a) A "sexually dangerous person" means a
person who:

(1) has engaged in a course of harmful sexual conduct as defined in subdivision 8;

(2) has manifested a sexual, personality, or other mental disorder or dysfunction; and

(3) as a result, is likely to engage in acts of harmful sexual conduct deleted text begin as defined in
subdivision 8
deleted text end .

(b) For purposes of this provision, it is not necessary to prove that the person has an
inability to control the person's sexual impulses.

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253D.02, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 17. new text end

new text begin Other treatment program. new text end

new text begin "Other treatment program" means a service or
program administered by the Minnesota Sex Offender Program outside a secure environment.
new text end

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253D.10, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Correctional facilities.

(a) A person who is being petitioned for commitment
under this chapter and who is placed under a judicial hold order under section 253B.07,
subdivision 2b
or 7, may be confinednew text begin as specified in this subdivisionnew text end at a Department of
Corrections or a county correctional or detention facility, rather than a secure treatment
facility, until a determination of the commitment petition deleted text begin as specified in this subdivisiondeleted text end .

(b) A court may order that a person who is being petitioned for commitment under this
chapter be confined in a Department of Corrections facility pursuant to the judicial hold
order under the following circumstances and conditions:

(1) The person is currently serving a sentence in a Department of Corrections facility
and the court determines that the person has made a knowing and voluntary (i) waiver of
the right to be held in a secure treatment facility and (ii) election to be held in a Department
of Corrections facility. The order confining the person in the Department of Corrections
facility shall remain in effect until the court vacates the order or the person's criminal sentence
and conditional release term expire.

In no case may the person be held in a Department of Corrections facility pursuant only
to this deleted text begin subdivisiondeleted text end new text begin clausenew text end , and not pursuant to any separate correctional authority, for more
than 210 days.

(2) A person who has elected to be confined in a Department of Corrections facility
under deleted text begin this subdivisiondeleted text end new text begin clause (1)new text end may revoke the election by filing a written notice of intent
to revoke the election with the court and serving the notice upon the Department of
Corrections and the county attorney. The court shall order the person transferred to a secure
treatment facility within 15 days of the date that the notice of revocation was filed with the
court, except that, if the person has additional time to serve in prison at the end of the 15-day
period, the person shall not be transferred to a secure treatment facility until the person's
prison term expires. After a person has revoked an election to remain in a Department of
Corrections facility under this deleted text begin subdivisiondeleted text end new text begin clausenew text end , the court may not adopt another election
to remain in a Department of Corrections facility without the agreement of both parties and
the Department of Corrections.

(3) Upon petition by the commissioner of corrections, after notice to the parties and
opportunity for hearing and for good cause shown, the court may order that the person's
place of confinement be changed from the Department of Corrections to a secure treatment
facility.

(4) While at a Department of Corrections facility pursuant to this deleted text begin subdivisiondeleted text end new text begin paragraphnew text end ,
the person shall remain subject to all rules and practices applicable to correctional inmates
in the facility in which the person is placed including but not limited to the powers and
duties of the commissioner of corrections under section 241.01, powers relating to use of
force under section 243.52, and the right of the commissioner of corrections to determine
the place of confinement in a prison, reformatory, or other facility.

(5) A person may not be confined in a Department of Corrections facility under this
deleted text begin provisiondeleted text end new text begin paragraphnew text end beyond the end of the person's executed sentence or the end of any
applicable conditional release period, whichever is later. If a person confined in a Department
of Corrections facility pursuant to this deleted text begin provisiondeleted text end new text begin paragraphnew text end reaches the person's supervised
release date and is subject to a period of conditional release, the period of conditional release
shall commence on the supervised release date even though the person remains in the
Department of Corrections facility pursuant to this provision. At the end of the later of the
executed sentence or any applicable conditional release period, the person shall be transferred
to a secure treatment facility.

(6) Nothing in this deleted text begin sectiondeleted text end new text begin paragraphnew text end may be construed to establish a right of an inmate
in a state correctional facility to participate in sex offender treatment. This section must be
construed in a manner consistent with the provisions of section 244.03.

deleted text begin (c)deleted text end new text begin (7)new text end When a person is temporarily confined in a Department of Corrections facility
solely under this deleted text begin subdivisiondeleted text end new text begin paragraphnew text end and not based on any separate correctional authority,
the commissioner of corrections may charge the county of financial responsibility for the
costs of confinement, and the deleted text begin Department of Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall use
existing appropriations to fund all remaining nonconfinement costs. The funds received by
the commissioner new text begin of corrections new text end for the confinement and nonconfinement costs are
appropriated to the deleted text begin departmentdeleted text end new text begin commissionernew text end for these purposes.

deleted text begin (d)deleted text end new text begin (c)new text end The committing county may offer a person who is being petitioned for commitment
under this chapter and who is placed under a judicial hold order under section 253B.07,
subdivision 2b
or 7, the option to be held in a county correctional or detention facility rather
than a secure treatment facility, under such terms as may be agreed to by the county, the
commitment petitioner, and the commitment respondent. If a person makes such an election
under this paragraph, the court hold order shall specify the terms of the agreement, including
the conditions for revoking the election.

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253D.11, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Petitions.

If the supreme court creates the judicial panel authorized by this
section, all petitions for civil commitment new text begin of sexually dangerous persons or persons with
sexual psychopathic personalities
new text end brought under section 253D.07 shall be filed with the
supreme court instead of with the district court in the county where the proposed patient is
present, notwithstanding any provision of section 253D.07 to the contrary. Otherwise, all
of the other applicable procedures contained in this chapter and sections 253B.07 and
253B.08 apply to commitment proceedings conducted by a judge on the panel.

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253D.27, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Victim notification.

(a) This section applies only to committed persons
as defined in section 253D.02, subdivision 4. The procedures in section 253D.14 for victim
notification and right to submit a statement apply to petitions filed and reductions in custody
recommended under this deleted text begin subdivisiondeleted text end new text begin sectionnew text end .

(b) For the purposes of this section, "reduction in custody" means transfer out of a secure
treatment facility, a provisional discharge, or a discharge from commitment. A reduction
in custody is considered to be a commitment proceeding under section 8.01.

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253D.29, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Factors.

(a) A person who is committed as a sexually dangerous person
or a person with a sexual psychopathic personality shall not be transferred out of a secure
treatment facility unless the transfer is appropriate. Transfer may be to other treatment
programs under the deleted text begin commissioner'sdeleted text end controlnew text begin of the executive boardnew text end .

(b) The following factors must be considered in determining whether a transfer is
appropriate:

(1) the person's clinical progress and present treatment needs;

(2) the need for security to accomplish continuing treatment;

(3) the need for continued institutionalization;

(4) which deleted text begin facilitydeleted text end new text begin other treatment programnew text end can best meet the person's needs; and

(5) whether transfer can be accomplished with a reasonable degree of safety for the
public.

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253D.29, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Voluntary readmission to a secure new text begin treatment new text end facility.

(a) After a committed
person has been transferred out of a secure new text begin treatment new text end facility pursuant to subdivision 1 and
with the consent of the executive director, a committed person may voluntarily return to a
securenew text begin treatmentnew text end facility for a period of up to 60 days.

(b) If the committed person is not returned to the deleted text begin facilitydeleted text end new text begin other treatment programnew text end to
which the person was originally transferred pursuant to subdivision 1 within 60 days of
being readmitted to a securenew text begin treatmentnew text end facilitynew text begin under this subdivisionnew text end , the transfer new text begin to the
other treatment program under subdivision 1
new text end is revoked and the committed person shall
remain in a securenew text begin treatmentnew text end facility. The committed person shall immediately be notified
in writing of the revocation.

(c) Within 15 days of receiving notice of the revocation, the committed person may
petition the special review board for a review of the revocation. The special review board
shall review the circumstances of the revocation and shall recommend to the judicial appeal
panel whether or not the revocation shall be upheld. The special review board may also
recommend a new transfer at the time of the revocation hearing.

(d) If the transfer has not been revoked and the committed person is to be returned to
the deleted text begin facilitydeleted text end new text begin other treatment programnew text end to which the committed person was originally transferred
pursuant to subdivision 1 with no substantive change to the conditions of the transfer ordered
pursuant to subdivision 1, no action by the special review board or judicial appeal panel is
required.

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253D.29, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Revocation.

(a) The executive director may revoke a transfer made pursuant
to subdivision 1 and require a committed person to return to a secure treatment facility if:

(1) remaining in a nonsecure setting will not provide a reasonable degree of safety to
the committed person or others; or

(2) the committed person has regressed in clinical progress so that the deleted text begin facilitydeleted text end new text begin other
treatment program
new text end to which the committed person was transferred is no longer sufficient
to meet the committed person's needs.

(b) Upon the revocation of the transfer, the committed person shall be immediately
returned to a secure treatment facility. A report documenting reasons for revocation shall
be issued by the executive director within seven days after the committed person is returned
to the secure treatment facility. Advance notice to the committed person of the revocation
is not required.

(c) The committed person must be provided a copy of the revocation report and informed,
orally and in writing, of the rights of a committed person under this section. The revocation
report shall be served upon the committed person and the committed person's counsel. The
report shall outline the specific reasons for the revocation including, but not limited to, the
specific facts upon which the revocation is based.

(d) If a committed person's transfer is revoked, the committed person may re-petition
for transfer according to section 253D.27.

(e) Any committed person aggrieved by a transfer revocation decision may petition the
special review board within seven days, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays,
after receipt of the revocation report for a review of the revocation. The matter shall be
scheduled within 30 days. The special review board shall review the circumstances leading
to the revocation and, after considering the factors in subdivision 1, paragraph (b), shall
recommend to the judicial appeal panel whether or not the revocation shall be upheld. The
special review board may also recommend a new transfer out of a securenew text begin treatmentnew text end facility
at the time of the revocation hearing.

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 253D.30, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Revocation.

(a) The executive director may revoke a provisional discharge if
either of the following grounds exist:

(1) the committed person has departed from the conditions of the provisional discharge
plan; or

(2) the committed person is exhibiting behavior which may be dangerous to self or
others.

(b) The executive director may revoke the provisional discharge and, either orally or in
writing, order that the committed person be immediately returned to a deleted text begin Minnesota Sex
Offender Program
deleted text end new text begin securenew text end treatment facilitynew text begin or other treatment programnew text end . A report documenting
reasons for revocation shall be issued by the executive director within seven days after the
committed person is returned to the new text begin secure new text end treatment facilitynew text begin or other treatment programnew text end .
Advance notice to the committed person of the revocation is not required.

(c) The committed person must be provided a copy of the revocation report and informed,
orally and in writing, of the rights of a committed person under this section. The revocation
report shall be served upon the committed person, the committed person's counsel, and the
county attorneys of the county of commitment and the county of financial responsibility.
The report shall outline the specific reasons for the revocation, including but not limited to
the specific facts upon which the revocation is based.

(d) An individual who is revoked from provisional discharge must successfully re-petition
the special review board and judicial appeal panel prior to being placed back on provisional
discharge.

ARTICLE 7

MINNESOTA SEX OFFENDER PROGRAM

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246B.01, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

deleted text begin Commissionerdeleted text end new text begin Executive boardnew text end .

deleted text begin "Commissioner" means the commissioner
of human services or the commissioner's designee
deleted text end new text begin "Executive board" has the meaning given
in section 246C.015
new text end .

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246B.01, subdivision 2b, is amended to read:


Subd. 2b.

Cost of care.

"Cost of care" means the deleted text begin commissioner'sdeleted text end new text begin executive board'snew text end
charge for housing and treatment services provided to any person admitted to the Minnesota
Sex Offender Program.

For purposes of this subdivision, "charge for housing and treatment services" means the
cost of services, treatment, maintenance, bonds issued for capital improvements, depreciation
of buildings and equipment, and indirect costs related to the operation of state facilities.
The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may determine the charge for services on an anticipated
average per diem basis as an all-inclusive charge per facility.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246B.03, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Licensure.

new text begin (a) new text end The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end
shall apply to the commissioner of health to license the secure treatment facilities operated
by the Minnesota Sex Offender Program as supervised living facilities with applicable
program licensing standards.

new text begin (b) The executive board shall apply to the commissioner of human services to license
the Minnesota Sex Offender Program as needed to provide program services.
new text end

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246B.04, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Program rules deleted text begin and evaluationdeleted text end .

The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end shall adopt rules to govern the operationdeleted text begin ,deleted text end new text begin andnew text end maintenancedeleted text begin , and licensuredeleted text end
of secure treatment facilities operated by the Minnesota Sex Offender Program or at any
other facility operated by the deleted text begin commissioner,deleted text end new text begin executive board new text end for a person committed as a
sexual psychopathic personality or a sexually dangerous person. deleted text begin The commissioner shall
establish an evaluation process to measure outcomes and behavioral changes as a result of
treatment compared with incarceration without treatment, to determine the value, if any, of
treatment in protecting the public.
deleted text end

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246B.04, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 1a. new text end

new text begin Program evaluation. new text end

new text begin The executive board shall establish an evaluation process
to measure outcomes and behavioral changes as a result of treatment compared with
incarceration without treatment to determine the value, if any, of treatment in protecting
the public.
new text end

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246B.06, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Establishment; purpose.

(a) The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end may establish, equip, maintain, and operate a vocational work program at
any Minnesota Sex Offender Program facility under this chapter. The deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive
board
new text end may establish vocational activities for sex offender treatment for civilly committed
sex offenders as the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end deems necessary and suitable to the
meaningful work skills training, educational training, and development of proper work
habits and extended treatment services for civilly committed sex offenders consistent with
the requirements in section 246B.05. The industrial and commercial activities authorized
by this section are designated Minnesota State Industries and must be for the primary purpose
of sustaining and ensuring Minnesota State Industries' self-sufficiency, providing educational
training, meaningful employment, and the teaching of proper work habits to the individuals
in the Minnesota Sex Offender Program under this chapter, and not solely as competitive
business ventures.

(b) The net profits from the vocational work program must be used for the benefit of
the civilly committed sex offenders as it relates to building education and self-sufficiency
skills. Prior to the establishment of any vocational activity, the deleted text begin commissioner of human
services
deleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall consult with stakeholders including representatives of business,
industry, organized labor, the commissioner of education, the state Apprenticeship Council,
the commissioner of labor and industry, the commissioner of employment and economic
development, the commissioner of administration, new text begin the commissioner of human services,
new text end and other stakeholders the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end deems qualified. The purpose of
the stakeholder consultation is to determine the quantity and nature of the goods, wares,
merchandise, and services to be made or provided, and the types of processes to be used in
their manufacture, processing, repair, and production consistent with the greatest opportunity
for the reform and educational training of the civilly committed sex offenders, and with the
best interests of the state, business, industry, and labor.

(c) The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall, at all times in the conduct
of any vocational activity authorized by this section, utilize civilly committed sex offender
labor to the greatest extent feasible, provided that the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may
employ all administrative, supervisory, and other skilled workers necessary to the proper
instruction of the civilly committed sex offenders and the efficient operation of the vocational
activities authorized by this section.

(d) The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may authorize the director of
any Minnesota Sex Offender deleted text begin treatmentdeleted text end new text begin Programnew text end facility under the deleted text begin commissioner'sdeleted text end control
new text begin of the executive board new text end to accept work projects from outside sources for processing,
fabrication, or repair, provided that preference is given to the performance of work projects
for state departments and agencies.

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246B.06, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

deleted text begin Revolving funddeleted text end new text begin Vocational work program accountnew text end .

deleted text begin As described in section
246B.05, subdivision 2, there is established a vocational work program revolving fund under
the control of the commissioner of human services.
deleted text end The deleted text begin revolving funddeleted text end new text begin vocational work
program account established under section 246B.05, subdivision 2,
new text end must be used for the
vocational work program authorized under this section, includingdeleted text begin ,deleted text end but not limited todeleted text begin ,deleted text end the
purchase of equipment and raw materials, the payment of salaries and wages, and other
necessary expenses as determined by the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end .
The purchase of services, materials, and commodities used in and held for resale are not
subject to the competitive bidding procedures of section 16C.06, but are subject to all other
provisions of chapters 16B and 16C. When practical, purchases must be made from small
targeted group businesses designated under section 16C.16. Additionally, the expenses of
client educational training and self-sufficiency skills may be financed from the deleted text begin revolving
fund
deleted text end new text begin vocational work program accountnew text end in an amount to be determined by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin
executive board
new text end or designee. The proceeds and income from all vocational work program
activities conducted at the Minnesota Sex Offender deleted text begin treatmentdeleted text end new text begin Programnew text end facilities must be
deposited in the deleted text begin revolving funddeleted text end new text begin vocational work program accountnew text end subject to disbursement
under subdivision 3. The deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end may request
that money in the fund be invested pursuant to section 11A.25. Proceeds from the investment
not currently needed must be accounted for separately and credited to the deleted text begin revolving funddeleted text end new text begin
vocational work program account
new text end .

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246B.06, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Disbursement from deleted text begin funddeleted text end new text begin accountnew text end .

The vocational work program deleted text begin revolving
fund
deleted text end new text begin accountnew text end must be deposited in the state treasury and paid out only on proper vouchers
as authorized and approved by the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end , and
in the same manner and under the same restrictions as deleted text begin are nowdeleted text end provided by law for the
disbursement of funds by the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end . An amount deposited in the
state treasury equal to six months of net operating cash as determined by the prior 12 months
of revenue and cash flow statements must be restricted for use only by the vocational work
program as described under subdivision 2. For purposes of this subdivision, "net operating
cash" means net income, minus sales, plus cost of goods sold. Cost of goods sold include
all direct costs of products attributable to the goods' production.

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 246B.06, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

deleted text begin Revolving funddeleted text end new text begin Vocational work program accountnew text end ; borrowing.

The
deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end is authorized to borrow sums of money
as the deleted text begin commissionerdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end deems necessary to meet current demands on the
vocational work program deleted text begin revolving funddeleted text end new text begin accountnew text end . The sums borrowed must not exceed, in
any calendar year, six months of net operating cash as determined by the previous 12 months
of the vocational program's revenue and cash flow statements. If the deleted text begin commissioner of human
services
deleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end determines that borrowing of funds is necessary, the deleted text begin commissioner
of human services
deleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end shall certify this need to the commissioner of management
and budget. Funds may be borrowed from general fund appropriations to the Minnesota
Sex Offender Program with the authorization of the commissioner of management and
budget. Upon authorization of the commissioner of management and budget, the transfer
must be made and credited to the vocational work program deleted text begin revolving funddeleted text end new text begin accountnew text end . The
sum transferred to the vocational work program deleted text begin revolving funddeleted text end new text begin accountnew text end must be repaid by
the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end from the deleted text begin revolving funddeleted text end new text begin accountnew text end to
the fund from which it was transferred in a time period specified by the commissioner of
management and budget, but by no later than the end of the biennium, as defined in section
16A.011, in which the loan is made. When any transfer is made to the vocational work
program deleted text begin revolving funddeleted text end new text begin accountnew text end , the commissioner of management and budget shall notify
the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin executive boardnew text end of the amount transferred to the deleted text begin funddeleted text end new text begin
account
new text end and the date the transfer is to be repaid.

ARTICLE 8

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Section 1.

new text begin [245.021] DEFINITIONS.
new text end

new text begin (a) For the purposes of this chapter, the definitions in this section have the meanings
given them.
new text end

new text begin (b) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of human services.
new text end

new text begin (c) "Executive board" has the meaning given in section 246C.015.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.073, is amended to read:


245.073 TECHNICAL TRAINING; COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS.

new text begin (a) new text end In conjunction with the discharge of persons from regional treatment centers and
their admission to state-operated and privately operated community-based programs, the
commissioner may provide technical training assistance to the community-based programs.
The commissioner may apply for and accept money from any source including reimbursement
charges from the community-based programs for reasonable costs of training. Money
received must be deposited in the general fund and is appropriated annually to the
commissioner of human services for training under this section.

new text begin (b) The commissioner must coordinate with the executive board to provide technical
training assistance to community-based programs under this section and section 245C.12,
subdivision 7.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.462, subdivision 22, is amended to read:


Subd. 22.

Regional treatment center inpatient services.

"Regional treatment center
inpatient services" means the 24-hour-a-day comprehensive medical, nursing, or psychosocial
services deleted text begin provided in a regional treatment center operated by the statedeleted text end new text begin required to be provided
pursuant to section 245.474
new text end .

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.462, subdivision 24, is amended to read:


Subd. 24.

Service provider.

"Service provider" means either a county board or an
deleted text begin individual or agency including a regional treatment centerdeleted text end new text begin entitynew text end under contract with the
county board that provides adult mental health services funded by sections 245.461 to
245.486.new text begin A contracting entity may be an individual, organization, or agency, including a
regional treatment center.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.464, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Public-private partnerships.

The commissioner may establish a mechanism
by which counties, the Department of Human Services, new text begin the Department of Direct Care and
Treatment,
new text end hospitals, health plans, consumers, providers, and others may enter into
agreements that allow for capacity building and oversight of any agreed-upon entity that is
developed through these partnerships. The purpose of these partnerships is the development
and provision of mental health services which would be more effective, efficient, and
accessible than services that might be provided separately by each partner.

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.466, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Development of services.

The county board in each county is responsible
for using all available resources to develop and coordinate a system of locally available and
affordable adult mental health services. The county board may provide some or all of the
mental health services and activities specified in subdivision 2 directly through a county
agency or under contracts with other individuals or agencies. A county or counties may
enter into an agreement with a regional treatment center under section 246.57 or with any
state facility or program as defined in section 246.50, subdivision 3,new text begin under the control of
the direct care and treatment executive board
new text end to enable the county or counties to provide
the treatment services in subdivision 2. Services provided through an agreement between
a county and a regional treatment center must meet the same requirements as services from
other service providers.

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 245.4661, subdivision 2, is amended
to read:


Subd. 2.

Program design and implementation.

Adult mental health initiatives shall
be responsible for designing, planning, improving, and maintaining a mental health service
delivery system for adults with serious and persistent mental illness that would:

(1) provide an expanded array of services from which clients can choose services
appropriate to their needs;

(2) be based on purchasing strategies that improve access and coordinate services without
cost shifting;

(3) prioritize evidence-based services and implement services that are promising practices
or theory-based practices so that the service can be evaluated according to subdivision 5a;

(4) incorporate existing state facilities and resources into the community mental health
infrastructure through creative partnerships with local vendors; and

(5) utilize existing categorical funding streams and reimbursement sources in combined
and creative ways, except appropriations deleted text begin to regional treatment centersdeleted text end and all funds that are
attributable to the operation of state-operated services new text begin under the control of the direct care
and treatment executive board
new text end are excluded unless appropriated specifically by the legislature
for a purpose consistent with this section.

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 245.4661, subdivision 6, is amended
to read:


Subd. 6.

Duties of commissioner.

(a) For purposes of adult mental health initiatives,
the commissioner shall facilitate integration of funds or other resources as needed and
requested by each adult mental health initiative. These resources may include:

(1) community support services funds administered under Minnesota Rules, parts
9535.1700 to 9535.1760;

(2) other mental health special project funds;

(3) medical assistance, MinnesotaCare, and housing support under chapter 256I if
requested by the adult mental health initiative's managing entity and if the commissioner
determines this would be consistent with the state's overall health care reform efforts; and

(4) regional treatment center resourcesnew text begin , with consent from the direct care and treatment
executive board
new text end .

(b) The commissioner shall consider the following criteria in awarding grants for adult
mental health initiatives:

(1) the ability of the initiatives to accomplish the objectives described in subdivision 2;

(2) the size of the target population to be served; and

(3) geographical distribution.

(c) The commissioner shall review overall status of the initiatives at least every two
years and recommend any legislative changes needed by January 15 of each odd-numbered
year.

(d) The commissioner may waive administrative rule requirements that are incompatible
with the implementation of the adult mental health initiative.

(e) The commissioner may exempt the participating counties from fiscal sanctions for
noncompliance with requirements in laws and rules that are incompatible with the
implementation of the adult mental health initiative.

(f) The commissioner may award grants to an entity designated by a county board or
group of county boards to pay for start-up and implementation costs of the adult mental
health initiative.

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.4862, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Flexible implementation.

To implement this section, the commissioner shall
select the structure and funding method that is the most cost-effective for each county or
group of counties. This may include grants, contracts, deleted text begin direct provision by state-operated
services,
deleted text end new text begin service agreements with the direct care and treatment executive board,new text end and
public-private partnerships. Where feasible, the commissioner shall make any grants under
this section a part of the integrated adult mental health initiative grants under section
245.4661.

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.4871, subdivision 33, is amended to read:


Subd. 33.

Service provider.

"Service provider" means either a county board or an
deleted text begin individual or agency including a regional treatment centerdeleted text end new text begin entitynew text end under contract with the
county board that provides children's mental health services funded under sections 245.487
to 245.4889.new text begin A contracting entity may be an individual, organization, or agency, including
a regional treatment center.
new text end

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.696, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

deleted text begin Mentaldeleted text end new text begin Behavioralnew text end Health Division.

A deleted text begin Mentaldeleted text end new text begin Behavioralnew text end Health
Division is created in the Department of Human Services. The division shall enforce and
coordinate the laws administered by the commissioner of human services, relating to mental
illness, which the commissioner assigns to the division. The deleted text begin Mentaldeleted text end new text begin Behavioralnew text end Health
Division shall be under the supervision of an assistant commissioner of deleted text begin mentaldeleted text end new text begin behavioralnew text end
health appointed by the commissioner. The commissioner, working with the assistant
commissioner of deleted text begin mentaldeleted text end new text begin behavioralnew text end health, shall oversee and coordinate services to people
with mental illness in deleted text begin bothdeleted text end community programs deleted text begin and regional treatment centersdeleted text end throughout
the state.

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.697, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Creation.

(a) A State Advisory Council on Mental Health is created. The
council must have members appointed by the governor in accordance with federal
requirements. In making the appointments, the governor shall consider appropriate
representation of communities of color. The council must be composed of:

(1) the assistant commissioner of the Department of Human Services who oversees
behavioral health policy;

(2) a representative of the Department of Human Services responsible for the medical
assistance program;

new text begin (3) a representative of the Department of Direct Care and Treatment;
new text end

deleted text begin (3)deleted text end new text begin (4)new text end a representative of the Department of Health;

deleted text begin (4)deleted text end new text begin (5)new text end one member of each of the following professions:

(i) psychiatry;

(ii) psychology;

(iii) social work;

(iv) nursing;

(v) marriage and family therapy; and

(vi) professional clinical counseling;

deleted text begin (5)deleted text end new text begin (6)new text end one representative from each of the following advocacy groups: Mental Health
Association of Minnesota, NAMI-MN, Minnesota Disability Law Center, American Indian
Mental Health Advisory Council, and a consumer-run mental health advocacy group;

deleted text begin (6)deleted text end new text begin (7)new text end providers of mental health services;

deleted text begin (7)deleted text end new text begin (8)new text end consumers of mental health services;

deleted text begin (8)deleted text end new text begin (9)new text end family members of persons with mental illnesses;

deleted text begin (9)deleted text end new text begin (10)new text end legislators;

deleted text begin (10)deleted text end new text begin (11)new text end social service agency directors;

deleted text begin (11)deleted text end new text begin (12)new text end county commissioners; and

deleted text begin (12)deleted text end new text begin (13)new text end other members reflecting a broad range of community interests, including
family physicians, or members as the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
may prescribe by regulation or as may be selected by the governor.

(b) The council shall select a chair. Terms, compensation, and removal of members and
filling of vacancies are governed by section 15.059. Notwithstanding provisions of section
15.059, the council and its subcommittee on children's mental health do not expire. The
commissioner of human services shall provide staff support and supplies to the council.

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.697, subdivision 2a, is amended to read:


Subd. 2a.

Subcommittee on Children's Mental Health.

The State Advisory Council
on Mental Health (the "advisory council") must have a Subcommittee on Children's Mental
Health. The subcommittee must make recommendations to the advisory council on policies,
laws, regulations, and services relating to children's mental health. Members of the
subcommittee must include:

(1) the commissioners or designees of the commissioners of the Departments of Human
Services, Health, Education, State Planning, and Corrections;

new text begin (2) a designee of the direct care and treatment executive board;
new text end

deleted text begin (2)deleted text end new text begin (3)new text end the commissioner of commerce or a designee of the commissioner who is
knowledgeable about medical insurance issues;

deleted text begin (3)deleted text end new text begin (4)new text end at least one representative of an advocacy group for children with emotional
disturbances;

deleted text begin (4)deleted text end new text begin (5)new text end providers of children's mental health services, including at least one provider of
services to preadolescent children, one provider of services to adolescents, and one
hospital-based provider;

deleted text begin (5)deleted text end new text begin (6)new text end parents of children who have emotional disturbances;

deleted text begin (6)deleted text end new text begin (7)new text end a present or former consumer of adolescent mental health services;

deleted text begin (7)deleted text end new text begin (8)new text end educators currently working with emotionally disturbed children;

deleted text begin (8)deleted text end new text begin (9)new text end people knowledgeable about the needs of emotionally disturbed children of
minority races and cultures;

deleted text begin (9)deleted text end new text begin (10)new text end people experienced in working with emotionally disturbed children who have
committed status offenses;

deleted text begin (10)deleted text end new text begin (11)new text end members of the advisory council;

deleted text begin (11)deleted text end new text begin (12)new text end one person from the local corrections department and one representative of
the Minnesota District Judges Association Juvenile Committee; and

deleted text begin (12)deleted text end new text begin (13)new text end county commissioners and social services agency representatives.

The chair of the advisory council shall appoint subcommittee members described in
clauses deleted text begin (3)deleted text end new text begin (4)new text end to deleted text begin (11)deleted text end new text begin (12)new text end through the process established in section 15.0597. The chair
shall appoint members to ensure a geographical balance on the subcommittee. Terms,
compensation, removal, and filling of vacancies are governed by subdivision 1, except that
terms of subcommittee members who are also members of the advisory council are
coterminous with their terms on the advisory council. The subcommittee shall meet at the
call of the subcommittee chair who is elected by the subcommittee from among its members.
The subcommittee expires with the expiration of the advisory council.

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.91, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Agency.

"Agency" means the divisions, officials, or employees of the state
Departments of Human Services, new text begin Direct Care and Treatment, new text end Health, new text begin and new text end Education, and
of local school districts and designated county social service agencies as defined in section
256G.02, subdivision 7, that are engaged in monitoring, providing, or regulating services
or treatment for mental illness, developmental disability, substance use disorder, or emotional
disturbance.

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245.94, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Powers.

(a) The ombudsman may prescribe the methods by which
complaints to the office are to be made, reviewed, and acted upon. The ombudsman may
not levy a complaint fee.

(b) The ombudsman is a health oversight agency as defined in Code of Federal
Regulations, title 45, section 164.501. The ombudsman may access patient records according
to Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, section 2.53. For purposes of this paragraph,
"records" has the meaning given in Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, section
2.53(a)(1)(i).

(c) The ombudsman may mediate or advocate on behalf of a client.

(d) The ombudsman may investigate the quality of services provided to clients and
determine the extent to which quality assurance mechanisms within state and county
government work to promote the health, safety, and welfare of clients.

(e) At the request of a client, or upon receiving a complaint or other information affording
reasonable grounds to believe that the rights of one or more clients who may not be capable
of requesting assistance have been adversely affected, the ombudsman may gather
information and data about and analyze, on behalf of the client, the actions of an agency,
facility, or program.

(f) The ombudsman may gather, on behalf of one or more clients, records of an agency,
facility, or program, or records related to clinical drug trials from the University of Minnesota
Department of Psychiatry, if the records relate to a matter that is within the scope of the
ombudsman's authority. If the records are private and the client is capable of providing
consent, the ombudsman shall first obtain the client's consent. The ombudsman is not
required to obtain consent for access to private data on clients with developmental disabilities
and individuals served by the Minnesota Sex Offender Program. The ombudsman may also
take photographic or videographic evidence while reviewing the actions of an agency,
facility, or program, with the consent of the client. The ombudsman is not required to obtain
consent for access to private data on decedents who were receiving services for mental
illness, developmental disability, substance use disorder, or emotional disturbance. All data
collected, created, received, or maintained by the ombudsman are governed by chapter 13
and other applicable law.

(g) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the ombudsman may subpoena a person
to appear, give testimony, or produce documents or other evidence that the ombudsman
considers relevant to a matter under inquiry. The ombudsman may petition the appropriate
court in Ramsey County to enforce the subpoena. A witness who is at a hearing or is part
of an investigation possesses the same privileges that a witness possesses in the courts or
under the law of this state. Data obtained from a person under this paragraph are private
data as defined in section 13.02, subdivision 12.

(h) The ombudsman may, at reasonable times in the course of conducting a review, enter
and view premises within the control of an agency, facility, or program.

(i) The ombudsman may attend Department of deleted text begin Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin Direct Care and Treatmentnew text end
Review Board and Special Review Board proceedings; proceedings regarding the transfer
of clients, as defined in section 246.50, subdivision 4, between institutions operated by the
deleted text begin Department of Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin direct care and treatment executive boardnew text end ; and, subject to
the consent of the affected client, other proceedings affecting the rights of clients. The
ombudsman is not required to obtain consent to attend meetings or proceedings and have
access to private data on clients with developmental disabilities and individuals served by
the Minnesota Sex Offender Program.

(j) The ombudsman shall gather data of agencies, facilities, or programs classified as
private or confidential as defined in section 13.02, subdivisions 3 and 12, regarding services
provided to clients with developmental disabilities and individuals served by the Minnesota
Sex Offender Program.

(k) To avoid duplication and preserve evidence, the ombudsman shall inform relevant
licensing or regulatory officials before undertaking a review of an action of the facility or
program.

(l) The Office of Ombudsman shall provide the services of the Civil Commitment
Training and Resource Center.

(m) The ombudsman shall monitor the treatment of individuals participating in a
University of Minnesota Department of Psychiatry clinical drug trial and ensure that all
protections for human subjects required by federal law and the Institutional Review Board
are provided.

(n) Sections 245.91 to 245.97 are in addition to other provisions of law under which any
other remedy or right is provided.

Sec. 16.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256.01, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Specific powers.

Subject to the provisions of section 241.021, subdivision 2,
the commissioner of human services shall carry out the specific duties in paragraphs (a)
through (bb):

(a) Administer and supervise all forms of public assistance provided for by state law
and other welfare activities or services as are vested in the commissioner. Administration
and supervision of human services activities or services includes, but is not limited to,
assuring timely and accurate distribution of benefits, completeness of service, and quality
program management. In addition to administering and supervising human services activities
vested by law in the department, the commissioner shall have the authority to:

(1) require county agency participation in training and technical assistance programs to
promote compliance with statutes, rules, federal laws, regulations, and policies governing
human services;

(2) monitor, on an ongoing basis, the performance of county agencies in the operation
and administration of human services, enforce compliance with statutes, rules, federal laws,
regulations, and policies governing welfare services and promote excellence of administration
and program operation;

(3) develop a quality control program or other monitoring program to review county
performance and accuracy of benefit determinations;

(4) require county agencies to make an adjustment to the public assistance benefits issued
to any individual consistent with federal law and regulation and state law and rule and to
issue or recover benefits as appropriate;

(5) delay or deny payment of all or part of the state and federal share of benefits and
administrative reimbursement according to the procedures set forth in section 256.017;

(6) make contracts with and grants to public and private agencies and organizations,
both profit and nonprofit, and individuals, using appropriated funds; and

(7) enter into contractual agreements with federally recognized Indian tribes with a
reservation in Minnesota to the extent necessary for the tribe to operate a federally approved
family assistance program or any other program under the supervision of the commissioner.
The commissioner shall consult with the affected county or counties in the contractual
agreement negotiations, if the county or counties wish to be included, in order to avoid the
duplication of county and tribal assistance program services. The commissioner may establish
necessary accounts for the purposes of receiving and disbursing funds as necessary for the
operation of the programs.

(b) Inform county agencies, on a timely basis, of changes in statute, rule, federal law,
regulation, and policy necessary to county agency administration of the programs.

(c) Administer and supervise all child welfare activities; promote the enforcement of
laws protecting children with a disability and children who are dependent, neglected, or
delinquent, and children born to mothers who were not married to the children's fathers at
the times of the conception nor at the births of the children; license and supervise child-caring
and child-placing agencies and institutions; supervise the care of children in boarding and
foster homes or in private institutions; and generally perform all functions relating to the
field of child welfare now vested in the State Board of Control.

(d) Administer and supervise all noninstitutional service to persons with disabilities,
including persons who have vision impairments, and persons who are deaf, deafblind, and
hard-of-hearing or with other disabilities. The commissioner may provide and contract for
the care and treatment of qualified indigent children in facilities other than those located
and available at state hospitals when it is not feasible to provide the service in state hospitals.

(e) Assist and actively cooperate with other departments, agencies and institutions, local,
state, and federal, by performing services in conformity with the purposes of Laws 1939,
chapter 431.

(f) Act as the agent of and cooperate with the federal government in matters of mutual
concern relative to and in conformity with the provisions of Laws 1939, chapter 431,
including the administration of any federal funds granted to the state to aid in the performance
of any functions of the commissioner as specified in Laws 1939, chapter 431, and including
the promulgation of rules making uniformly available medical care benefits to all recipients
of public assistance, at such times as the federal government increases its participation in
assistance expenditures for medical care to recipients of public assistance, the cost thereof
to be borne in the same proportion as are grants of aid to said recipients.

(g) Establish and maintain any administrative units reasonably necessary for the
performance of administrative functions common to all divisions of the department.

(h) Act as designated guardian of both the estate and the person of all the wards of the
state of Minnesota, whether by operation of law or by an order of court, without any further
act or proceeding whatever, except as to persons committed as developmentally disabled.
For children under the guardianship of the commissioner or a tribe in Minnesota recognized
by the Secretary of the Interior whose interests would be best served by adoptive placement,
the commissioner may contract with a licensed child-placing agency or a Minnesota tribal
social services agency to provide adoption services. A contract with a licensed child-placing
agency must be designed to supplement existing county efforts and may not replace existing
county programs or tribal social services, unless the replacement is agreed to by the county
board and the appropriate exclusive bargaining representative, tribal governing body, or the
commissioner has evidence that child placements of the county continue to be substantially
below that of other counties. Funds encumbered and obligated under an agreement for a
specific child shall remain available until the terms of the agreement are fulfilled or the
agreement is terminated.

(i) Act as coordinating referral and informational center on requests for service for newly
arrived immigrants coming to Minnesota.

(j) The specific enumeration of powers and duties as hereinabove set forth shall in no
way be construed to be a limitation upon the general transfer of powers herein contained.

(k) Establish county, regional, or statewide schedules of maximum fees and charges
which may be paid by county agencies for medical, dental, surgical, hospital, nursing and
nursing home care and medicine and medical supplies under all programs of medical care
provided by the state and for congregate living care under the income maintenance programs.

(l) Have the authority to conduct and administer experimental projects to test methods
and procedures of administering assistance and services to recipients or potential recipients
of public welfare. To carry out such experimental projects, it is further provided that the
commissioner of human services is authorized to waive the enforcement of existing specific
statutory program requirements, rules, and standards in one or more counties. The order
establishing the waiver shall provide alternative methods and procedures of administration,
shall not be in conflict with the basic purposes, coverage, or benefits provided by law, and
in no event shall the duration of a project exceed four years. It is further provided that no
order establishing an experimental project as authorized by the provisions of this section
shall become effective until the following conditions have been met:

(1) the secretary of health and human services of the United States has agreed, for the
same project, to waive state plan requirements relative to statewide uniformity; and

(2) a comprehensive plan, including estimated project costs, shall be approved by the
Legislative Advisory Commission and filed with the commissioner of administration.

(m) According to federal requirements, establish procedures to be followed by local
welfare boards in creating citizen advisory committees, including procedures for selection
of committee members.

(n) Allocate federal fiscal disallowances or sanctions which are based on quality control
error rates for the aid to families with dependent children program formerly codified in
sections 256.72 to 256.87, medical assistance, or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance
Program (SNAP) in the following manner:

(1) one-half of the total amount of the disallowance shall be borne by the county boards
responsible for administering the programs. For the medical assistance and the AFDC
program formerly codified in sections 256.72 to 256.87, disallowances shall be shared by
each county board in the same proportion as that county's expenditures for the sanctioned
program are to the total of all counties' expenditures for the AFDC program formerly codified
in sections 256.72 to 256.87, and medical assistance programs. For SNAP, sanctions shall
be shared by each county board, with 50 percent of the sanction being distributed to each
county in the same proportion as that county's administrative costs for SNAP benefits are
to the total of all SNAP administrative costs for all counties, and 50 percent of the sanctions
being distributed to each county in the same proportion as that county's value of SNAP
benefits issued are to the total of all benefits issued for all counties. Each county shall pay
its share of the disallowance to the state of Minnesota. When a county fails to pay the amount
due hereunder, the commissioner may deduct the amount from reimbursement otherwise
due the county, or the attorney general, upon the request of the commissioner, may institute
civil action to recover the amount due; and

(2) notwithstanding the provisions of clause (1), if the disallowance results from knowing
noncompliance by one or more counties with a specific program instruction, and that knowing
noncompliance is a matter of official county board record, the commissioner may require
payment or recover from the county or counties, in the manner prescribed in clause (1), an
amount equal to the portion of the total disallowance which resulted from the noncompliance,
and may distribute the balance of the disallowance according to clause (1).

(o) Develop and implement special projects that maximize reimbursements and result
in the recovery of money to the state. For the purpose of recovering state money, the
commissioner may enter into contracts with third parties. Any recoveries that result from
projects or contracts entered into under this paragraph shall be deposited in the state treasury
and credited to a special account until the balance in the account reaches $1,000,000. When
the balance in the account exceeds $1,000,000, the excess shall be transferred and credited
to the general fund. All money in the account is appropriated to the commissioner for the
purposes of this paragraph.

(p) Have the authority to establish and enforce the following county reporting
requirements:

(1) the commissioner shall establish fiscal and statistical reporting requirements necessary
to account for the expenditure of funds allocated to counties for human services programs.
When establishing financial and statistical reporting requirements, the commissioner shall
evaluate all reports, in consultation with the counties, to determine if the reports can be
simplified or the number of reports can be reduced;

(2) the county board shall submit monthly or quarterly reports to the department as
required by the commissioner. Monthly reports are due no later than 15 working days after
the end of the month. Quarterly reports are due no later than 30 calendar days after the end
of the quarter, unless the commissioner determines that the deadline must be shortened to
20 calendar days to avoid jeopardizing compliance with federal deadlines or risking a loss
of federal funding. Only reports that are complete, legible, and in the required format shall
be accepted by the commissioner;

(3) if the required reports are not received by the deadlines established in clause (2), the
commissioner may delay payments and withhold funds from the county board until the next
reporting period. When the report is needed to account for the use of federal funds and the
late report results in a reduction in federal funding, the commissioner shall withhold from
the county boards with late reports an amount equal to the reduction in federal funding until
full federal funding is received;

(4) a county board that submits reports that are late, illegible, incomplete, or not in the
required format for two out of three consecutive reporting periods is considered
noncompliant. When a county board is found to be noncompliant, the commissioner shall
notify the county board of the reason the county board is considered noncompliant and
request that the county board develop a corrective action plan stating how the county board
plans to correct the problem. The corrective action plan must be submitted to the
commissioner within 45 days after the date the county board received notice of
noncompliance;

(5) the final deadline for fiscal reports or amendments to fiscal reports is one year after
the date the report was originally due. If the commissioner does not receive a report by the
final deadline, the county board forfeits the funding associated with the report for that
reporting period and the county board must repay any funds associated with the report
received for that reporting period;

(6) the commissioner may not delay payments, withhold funds, or require repayment
under clause (3) or (5) if the county demonstrates that the commissioner failed to provide
appropriate forms, guidelines, and technical assistance to enable the county to comply with
the requirements. If the county board disagrees with an action taken by the commissioner
under clause (3) or (5), the county board may appeal the action according to sections 14.57
to 14.69; and

(7) counties subject to withholding of funds under clause (3) or forfeiture or repayment
of funds under clause (5) shall not reduce or withhold benefits or services to clients to cover
costs incurred due to actions taken by the commissioner under clause (3) or (5).

(q) Allocate federal fiscal disallowances or sanctions for audit exceptions when federal
fiscal disallowances or sanctions are based on a statewide random sample in direct proportion
to each county's claim for that period.

(r) Be responsible for ensuring the detection, prevention, investigation, and resolution
of fraudulent activities or behavior by applicants, recipients, and other participants in the
human services programs administered by the department.

(s) Require county agencies to identify overpayments, establish claims, and utilize all
available and cost-beneficial methodologies to collect and recover these overpayments in
the human services programs administered by the department.

(t) Have the authority to administer the federal drug rebate program for drugs purchased
under the medical assistance program as allowed by section 1927 of title XIX of the Social
Security Act and according to the terms and conditions of section 1927. Rebates shall be
collected for all drugs that have been dispensed or administered in an outpatient setting and
that are from manufacturers who have signed a rebate agreement with the United States
Department of Health and Human Services.

(u) Have the authority to administer a supplemental drug rebate program for drugs
purchased under the medical assistance program. The commissioner may enter into
supplemental rebate contracts with pharmaceutical manufacturers and may require prior
authorization for drugs that are from manufacturers that have not signed a supplemental
rebate contract. Prior authorization of drugs shall be subject to the provisions of section
256B.0625, subdivision 13.

(v) Operate the department's communication systems account established in Laws 1993,
First Special Session chapter 1, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, to manage shared
communication costs necessary for the operation of the programs the commissioner
supervises. deleted text begin A communications account may also be established for each regional treatment
center which operates communications systems.
deleted text end Each account must be used to manage
shared communication costs necessary for the operations of the programs the commissioner
supervises. The commissioner may distribute the costs of operating and maintaining
communication systems to participants in a manner that reflects actual usage. Costs may
include acquisition, licensing, insurance, maintenance, repair, staff time and other costs as
determined by the commissioner. Nonprofit organizations and state, county, and local
government agencies involved in the operation of programs the commissioner supervises
may participate in the use of the department's communications technology and share in the
cost of operation. The commissioner may accept on behalf of the state any gift, bequest,
devise or personal property of any kind, or money tendered to the state for any lawful
purpose pertaining to the communication activities of the department. Any money received
for this purpose must be deposited in the department's communication systems accounts.
Money collected by the commissioner for the use of communication systems must be
deposited in the state communication systems account and is appropriated to the
commissioner for purposes of this section.

(w) Receive any federal matching money that is made available through the medical
assistance program for the consumer satisfaction survey. Any federal money received for
the survey is appropriated to the commissioner for this purpose. The commissioner may
expend the federal money received for the consumer satisfaction survey in either year of
the biennium.

(x) Designate community information and referral call centers and incorporate cost
reimbursement claims from the designated community information and referral call centers
into the federal cost reimbursement claiming processes of the department according to
federal law, rule, and regulations. Existing information and referral centers provided by
Greater Twin Cities United Way or existing call centers for which Greater Twin Cities
United Way has legal authority to represent, shall be included in these designations upon
review by the commissioner and assurance that these services are accredited and in
compliance with national standards. Any reimbursement is appropriated to the commissioner
and all designated information and referral centers shall receive payments according to
normal department schedules established by the commissioner upon final approval of
allocation methodologies from the United States Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Cost Allocation or other appropriate authorities.

(y) Develop recommended standards for foster care homes that address the components
of specialized therapeutic services to be provided by foster care homes with those services.

(z) Authorize the method of payment to or from the department as part of the human
services programs administered by the department. This authorization includes the receipt
or disbursement of funds held by the department in a fiduciary capacity as part of the human
services programs administered by the department.

(aa) Designate the agencies that operate the Senior LinkAge Line under section 256.975,
subdivision 7
, and the Disability Hub under subdivision 24 as the state of Minnesota Aging
and Disability Resource Center under United States Code, title 42, section 3001, the Older
Americans Act Amendments of 2006, and incorporate cost reimbursement claims from the
designated centers into the federal cost reimbursement claiming processes of the department
according to federal law, rule, and regulations. Any reimbursement must be appropriated
to the commissioner and treated consistent with section 256.011. All Aging and Disability
Resource Center designated agencies shall receive payments of grant funding that supports
the activity and generates the federal financial participation according to Board on Aging
administrative granting mechanisms.

ARTICLE 9

CONFORMING CHANGES

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 13.46, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Definitions.

As used in this section:

(a) "Individual" means an individual according to section 13.02, subdivision 8, but does
not include a vendor of services.

(b) "Program" includes all programs for which authority is vested in a component of the
welfare system according to statute or federal law, includingdeleted text begin ,deleted text end but not limited todeleted text begin ,deleted text end Native
American tribe programs that provide a service component of the welfare system, the deleted text begin aid
to families with dependent children program formerly codified in sections 256.72 to 256.87,
deleted text end
Minnesota family investment program, new text begin the new text end temporary assistance for needy families program,
medical assistance, general assistance, general assistance medical care formerly codified in
chapter 256D, new text begin the new text end child care assistance program, and child support collections.

(c) "Welfare system" includes the deleted text begin Departmentdeleted text end new text begin Departmentsnew text end of Human Servicesnew text begin and
Direct Care and Treatment
new text end , local social services agencies, county welfare agencies, county
public health agencies, county veteran services agencies, county housing agencies, private
licensing agencies, the public authority responsible for child support enforcement, human
services boards, community mental health center boards, state hospitals, state nursing homes,
the ombudsman for mental health and developmental disabilities, Native American tribes
to the extent a tribe provides a service component of the welfare system, and persons,
agencies, institutions, organizations, and other entities under contract to any of the above
agencies to the extent specified in the contract.

(d) "Mental health data" means data on individual clients and patients of community
mental health centers, established under section 245.62, mental health divisions of counties
and other providers under contract to deliver mental health services, new text begin Department of Direct
Care and Treatment mental health services,
new text end or the ombudsman for mental health and
developmental disabilities.

(e) "Fugitive felon" means a person who has been convicted of a felony and who has
escaped from confinement or violated the terms of probation or parole for that offense.

(f) "Private licensing agency" means an agency licensed by the commissioner of human
services under chapter 245A to perform the duties under section 245A.16.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 13.46, subdivision 10, is amended to read:


Subd. 10.

Responsible authority.

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter
to the contrary, the responsible authority for each component of the welfare system listed
in subdivision 1, clause (c), shall be as follows:

(1) the responsible authority for the Department of Human Servicesdeleted text begin , state hospitals, and
nursing homes
deleted text end is the commissioner deleted text begin of the Departmentdeleted text end of human services;

(2) the responsible authority of a county welfare agency is the director of the county
welfare agency;

(3) the responsible authority for a local social services agency, human services board,
or community mental health center board is the chair of the board;

(4) the responsible authority of any person, agency, institution, organization, or other
entity under contract to any of the components of the welfare system listed in subdivision
1, clause (c), is the person specified in the contract;

(5) the responsible authority of the public authority for child support enforcement is the
head of the public authority for child support enforcement; deleted text begin and
deleted text end

(6) the responsible authority for county veteran services is the county veterans service
officer pursuant to section 197.603, subdivision 2deleted text begin .deleted text end new text begin ; and
new text end

new text begin (7) the responsible authority for the Department of Direct Care and Treatment is the
direct care and treatment executive board.
new text end

(b) A responsible authority shall allow another responsible authority in the welfare
system access to data classified as not public data when access is necessary for the
administration and management of programs, or as authorized or required by statute or
federal law.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 43A.241, is amended to read:


43A.241 INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS; FORMER EMPLOYEES.

(a) This section applies to a person who:

(1) was employed by the commissioner deleted text begin of the Departmentdeleted text end of corrections deleted text begin or by the
Department
deleted text end new text begin , the commissionernew text end of human servicesnew text begin , or the direct care and treatment executive
board
new text end ;

(2) was covered by the correctional employee retirement plan under section 352.91 or
the general state employees retirement plan of the Minnesota State Retirement System as
defined in section 352.021;

(3) while employed under clause (1), was assaulted by:

(i) a person under correctional supervision for a criminal offense; or

(ii) a client or patient at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, or at a state-operated
forensic services program as defined in section 352.91, subdivision 3jdeleted text begin , under the control of
the commissioner of the Department of Human Services
deleted text end ; and

(4) as a direct result of the assault under clause (3), was determined to be totally and
permanently physically disabled under laws governing the Minnesota State Retirement
System.

(b) For a person to whom this section applies, the commissioner deleted text begin of the Departmentdeleted text end of
corrections deleted text begin ordeleted text end new text begin ,new text end the commissioner deleted text begin of the Departmentdeleted text end of human servicesnew text begin , or the direct care
and treatment executive board
new text end , using existing budget resources, must continue to make the
employer contribution for medical and dental benefits under the State Employee Group
Insurance Program after the person terminates state service. If the person had dependent
coverage at the time of terminating state service, employer contributions for dependent
coverage also must continue under this section. The employer contributions must be in the
amount of the employer contribution for active state employees at the time each payment
is made. The employer contributions must continue until the person reaches age 65, provided
the person makes the required employee contributions, in the amount required of an active
state employee, at the time and in the manner specified by the commissionernew text begin or executive
board
new text end .

Sec. 4.

new text begin [198.267] VETERANS IN STATE-OPERATED FACILITIES.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Compensation. new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the
commissioner of veterans affairs is authorized to provide the payment to residents of veterans
homes under the commissioner's management and control of such pecuniary compensation
as required by the United States Department of Labor. Payment of subminimum wages shall
meet all requirements of United States Department of Labor Regulations, Code of Federal
Regulations, title 29, part 525. The amount of compensation depends upon the quality and
character of the work performed as determined by the commissioner pursuant to section
177.24.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Imprest cash fund. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of veterans affairs may establish an
imprest cash fund for each of the state-operated residential facilities to be utilized for payment
to veteran residents participating in on-campus work programs.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 243.166, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Use of data.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision 4b or 7a or sections
244.052 and 299C.093, the data provided under this section is private data on individuals
under section 13.02, subdivision 12.

(b) The data may be used only by law enforcement and corrections agencies for law
enforcement and corrections purposes. Law enforcement or a corrections agent may disclose
the status of an individual as a predatory offender to a child protection worker with a local
welfare agency for purposes of doing a family assessment under chapter 260E. A corrections
agent may also disclose the status of an individual as a predatory offender to comply with
section 244.057.

(c) The commissioner of human services is authorized to have access to the data fordeleted text begin :
deleted text end

deleted text begin (1) state-operated services, as defined in section 246.014, for the purposes described in
section 246.13, subdivision 2, paragraph (b); and
deleted text end

deleted text begin (2)deleted text end purposes of completing background studies under chapter 245C.

new text begin (d) The direct care and treatment executive board is authorized to have access to data
for any service, program, or facility owned or operated by the state of Minnesota and under
the programmatic direction and fiscal control of the executive board for purposes described
in section 246.13, subdivision 2, paragraph (b).
new text end

Sec. 6.

new text begin [245A.0951] ADOPTION OF RULES FOR LICENSURE OF SECURE
TREATMENT FACILITIES.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of human services shall adopt rules to govern the licensure of secure
treatment facilities operated by the Minnesota Sex Offender Program or any other facility
operated by the executive board for a person committed as a sexual psychopathic personality
or a sexually dangerous person.
new text end

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 245D.10, subdivision 3a, is amended to read:


Subd. 3a.

Service termination.

(a) The license holder must establish policies and
procedures for service termination that promote continuity of care and service coordination
with the person and the case manager and with other licensed caregivers, if any, who also
provide support to the person. The policy must include the requirements specified in
paragraphs (b) to (f).

(b) The license holder must permit each person to remain in the program or to continue
receiving services and must not terminate services unless:

(1) the termination is necessary for the person's welfare and the license holder cannot
meet the person's needs;

(2) the safety of the person, others in the program, or staff is endangered and positive
support strategies were attempted and have not achieved and effectively maintained safety
for the person or others;

(3) the health of the person, others in the program, or staff would otherwise be
endangered;

(4) the license holder has not been paid for services;

(5) the program or license holder ceases to operate;

(6) the person has been terminated by the lead agency from waiver eligibility; or

(7) for state-operated community-based services, the person no longer demonstrates
complex behavioral needs that cannot be met by private community-based providers
identified in section 252.50, subdivision 5, paragraph (a), clause (1).

(c) Prior to giving notice of service termination, the license holder must document actions
taken to minimize or eliminate the need for termination. Action taken by the license holder
must include, at a minimum:

(1) consultation with the person's support team or expanded support team to identify
and resolve issues leading to issuance of the termination notice;

(2) a request to the case manager for intervention services identified in section 245D.03,
subdivision 1
, paragraph (c), clause (1), or other professional consultation or intervention
services to support the person in the program. This requirement does not apply to notices
of service termination issued under paragraph (b), clauses (4) and (7); and

(3) for state-operated community-based services terminating services under paragraph
(b), clause (7), the state-operated community-based services must engage in consultation
with the person's support team or expanded support team to:

(i) identify that the person no longer demonstrates complex behavioral needs that cannot
be met by private community-based providers identified in section 252.50, subdivision 5,
paragraph (a), clause (1);

(ii) provide notice of intent to issue a termination of services to the lead agency when a
finding has been made that a person no longer demonstrates complex behavioral needs that
cannot be met by private community-based providers identified in section 252.50, subdivision
5, paragraph (a), clause (1);

(iii) assist the lead agency and case manager in developing a person-centered transition
plan to a private community-based provider to ensure continuity of care; and

(iv) coordinate with the lead agency to ensure the private community-based service
provider is able to meet the person's needs and criteria established in a person's
person-centered transition plan.

If, based on the best interests of the person, the circumstances at the time of the notice were
such that the license holder was unable to take the action specified in clauses (1) and (2),
the license holder must document the specific circumstances and the reason for being unable
to do so.

(d) The notice of service termination must meet the following requirements:

(1) the license holder must notify the person or the person's legal representative and the
case manager in writing of the intended service termination. If the service termination is
from residential supports and services as defined in section 245D.03, subdivision 1, paragraph
(c), clause (3), the license holder must also notify the commissioner in writing; and

(2) the notice must include:

(i) the reason for the action;

(ii) except for a service termination under paragraph (b), clause (5), a summary of actions
taken to minimize or eliminate the need for service termination or temporary service
suspension as required under paragraph (c), and why these measures failed to prevent the
termination or suspension;

(iii) the person's right to appeal the termination of services under section 256.045,
subdivision 3, paragraph (a); and

(iv) the person's right to seek a temporary order staying the termination of services
according to the procedures in section 256.045, subdivision 4a or 6, paragraph (c).

(e) Notice of the proposed termination of service, including those situations that began
with a temporary service suspension, must be given at least 90 days prior to termination of
services under paragraph (b), clause (7), 60 days prior to termination when a license holder
is providing intensive supports and services identified in section 245D.03, subdivision 1,
paragraph (c), and 30 days prior to termination for all other services licensed under this
chapter. This notice may be given in conjunction with a notice of temporary service
suspension under subdivision 3.

(f) During the service termination notice period, the license holder must:

(1) work with the support team or expanded support team to develop reasonable
alternatives to protect the person and others and to support continuity of care;

(2) provide information requested by the person or case manager; and

(3) maintain information about the service termination, including the written notice of
intended service termination, in the service recipient record.

(g) For notices issued under paragraph (b), clause (7), the lead agency shall provide
notice to the commissioner and deleted text begin state-operated servicesdeleted text end new text begin the direct care and treatment executive
board
new text end at least 30 days before the conclusion of the 90-day termination period, if an
appropriate alternative provider cannot be secured. Upon receipt of this notice, the
commissioner and deleted text begin state-operated servicesdeleted text end new text begin the executive boardnew text end shall reassess whether a
private community-based service can meet the person's needs. If the commissioner determines
that a private provider can meet the person's needs, deleted text begin state-operated servicesdeleted text end new text begin the executive
board
new text end shall, if necessary, extend notice of service termination until placement can be made.
If the commissioner determines that a private provider cannot meet the person's needs,
deleted text begin state-operated servicesdeleted text end new text begin the executive boardnew text end shall rescind the notice of service termination
and re-engage with the lead agency in service planning for the person.

(h) For state-operated community-based services, the license holder shall prioritize the
capacity created within the existing service site by the termination of services under paragraph
(b), clause (7), to serve persons described in section 252.50, subdivision 5, paragraph (a),
clause (1).

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 251.041, is amended to read:


251.041 EMPLOYEES CONTRACTING TUBERCULOSIS TO RECEIVE
MEDICAL CARE AND COMPENSATION.

Any sanitarium, medical laboratories or institutional employee of the state or of any
county or other subdivision of the state, or any duly licensed nurse employed by the state
or by any county, city, nursing district or other subdivision of the state, whose duties in
connection with such employment bring or have brought the employee or nurse in contact
with patients or persons who are afflicted with tuberculosis, or with tuberculosis contaminated
material, who contracts tuberculosis, shall be entitled to the medical care and compensation
provided by sections deleted text begin 251.041 to 251.044deleted text end new text begin 176.87 to 176.873new text end . "Contracts tuberculosis" shall
be construed to mean the development of demonstrable lesions of tuberculosis or the
demonstration of the germs of tuberculosis in that person's secretions or excretions.

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 251.042, is amended to read:


251.042 REPORT OF ILLNESS OF EMPLOYEE, HEARING ON CLAIM.

Whenever the superintendent of any state, county or city sanitarium, medical laboratories
or other institution, or the head of any department of the state or of any county, city, nursing
district or other subdivision of the state employing licensed nurses, learns that any employee
of deleted text begin suchdeleted text end new text begin thenew text end institution or department whose duties bring the employee in contact with patients
or inmates deleted text begin thereindeleted text end or who works in and around any tuberculosis contaminated material, has
contracted tuberculosis while employed in deleted text begin suchdeleted text end new text begin thenew text end institution or department, deleted text begin suchdeleted text end new text begin thenew text end
superintendent or department head shall report deleted text begin suchdeleted text end new text begin thenew text end illness to the Workers' Compensation
Division. Copies of deleted text begin suchdeleted text end new text begin thenew text end report shall be sent to the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin
direct care and treatment executive board
new text end if a state institution; to the head of the department
if a department of the state; to the county board if a county institution or department; or to
the governing body of the city or other subdivision of the state which employs the afflicted
person. The commissioner deleted text begin of the departmentdeleted text end of labor and industry upon receiving deleted text begin suchdeleted text end new text begin thenew text end
report, shall mail to the superintendent of deleted text begin suchdeleted text end new text begin thenew text end institution or the head of deleted text begin suchdeleted text end new text begin thenew text end
department blank forms to be filled out by deleted text begin suchdeleted text end new text begin thenew text end employee claiming the medical and
sanitarium treatment and compensation deleted text begin hereinafterdeleted text end provided fornew text begin in this chapternew text end . The
commissioner deleted text begin of the Departmentdeleted text end of labor and industry shall deleted text begin thereupondeleted text end set the claim on for
hearing and determination in the same manner as claims of other public employees under
the workers' compensation law are heard and determined.

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 251.043, is amended to read:


251.043 FINDINGS, PAYMENT OF MEDICAL CARE AND COMPENSATION.

Subdivision 1.

Duty to seek treatment.

If upon the evidence mentioned in deleted text begin the precedingdeleted text end
sectionnew text begin 176.871new text end , the workers' compensation division finds that an employee is suffering
from tuberculosis contracted in the institution or department by contact with inmates or
patients therein or by contact with tuberculosis contaminated material therein, it shall order
the employee to seek the services of a physician, advanced practice registered nurse,
physician assistant, or medical care facility.

new text begin Subd. 1a. new text end

new text begin Payment for medical care. new text end

deleted text begin There shall be paid todeleted text end The physician, advanced
practice registered nurse, physician assistant, or facility where the employee may be receiveddeleted text begin ,deleted text end new text begin
must be paid
new text end the same fee for the maintenance and care of the person as is received by the
institution for the maintenance and care of a nonresident patient. If the employee worked
in a state hospital or nursing home, deleted text begin paymentdeleted text end new text begin the direct care and treatment executive board
must pay
new text end for the care deleted text begin shall be made by the commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end . If employed
in any other institution or department the payment deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end be made from funds allocated
or appropriated for the operation of the institution or department.

new text begin Subd. 1b. new text end

new text begin Payment of compensation. new text end

If the employee dies from the effects of the disease
of tuberculosis and if the tuberculosis was the primary infection and the authentic cause of
death, the workers' compensation division shall order payment to dependents as provided
for under the general provisions of the workers' compensation law.

Subd. 2.

Presumption of risk.

Whenever it appears that any employee subject to the
provisions of sections deleted text begin 251.041 to 251.044deleted text end new text begin 176.87 to 176.873new text end has come into contact with
persons who are afflicted with tuberculosis or with tuberculosis contaminated material in
connection with the employment and has subsequently contracted tuberculosis it shall be
presumed that such employee contracted tuberculosis by such contact and while working
within the scope of employment.

Subd. 3.

Date of contracting tuberculosis.

When an employee has contracted
tuberculosis within the meaning of subdivision 1, the periods of time specified in section
176.141 shall be computed from the date that a confirmed diagnosis of tuberculosis is first
communicated to the employee.

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256B.693, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Proposals for managed care; role of state-operated services.

Any
proposal integrating state-operated services with managed care systems for persons with
disabilities deleted text begin shalldeleted text end new text begin mustnew text end identify the specific role to be assumed by state-operated services
and the funding arrangement in which state-operated services shall effectively operate within
the managed care initiative. The commissioner new text begin of human services new text end shall not approve or
implement deleted text begin thedeleted text end new text begin annew text end initiative that consolidates funding appropriated for state-operated services
with funding for managed care initiatives for persons with disabilities.

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256B.77, subdivision 22, is amended to read:


Subd. 22.

Minnesota Commitment Act services.

The county administrative entity or
service delivery organization is financially responsible for all services for enrollees covered
by the medical assistance benefit set and ordered by the court under the Minnesota
Commitment Act, chapter 253B. The county authority shall seek input from the county
administrative entity or service delivery organization in giving the court information about
services the enrollee needs and least restrictive alternatives. The court order for services is
deemed to comply with the definition of medical necessity in Minnesota Rules, part
9505.0175. The financial responsibility of the county administrative entity or service delivery
organization for regional treatment center services to an enrollee while committed to the
regional treatment center is limited to 45 days following commitment. Voluntary
hospitalization for enrollees at regional treatment centers must be covered by the county
administrative entity or service delivery organization if deemed medically necessary by the
county administrative entity or service delivery organization. The regional treatment center
shall not accept a voluntary admission of an enrollee without the authorization of the county
administrative entity or service delivery organization. An enrollee will maintain enrollee
status while receiving treatment under the Minnesota Commitment Act or voluntary services
in a regional treatment center. For enrollees committed to the regional treatment center
longer than 45 days, the commissioner new text begin of human services new text end may adjust the aggregate capitation
payments, as specified in the intergovernmental contract or service delivery contract.

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 299C.093, is amended to read:


299C.093 DATABASE OF REGISTERED PREDATORY OFFENDERS.

The superintendent of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension shall maintain a
computerized data system relating to individuals required to register as predatory offenders
under section 243.166. To the degree feasible, the system must include the data required to
be provided under section 243.166, subdivisions 4, 4a, and 4b, and indicate the time period
that the person is required to register. The superintendent shall maintain this data in a manner
that ensures that it is readily available to law enforcement agencies. This data is private data
on individuals under section 13.02, subdivision 12, but may be used for law enforcement
and corrections purposes. Law enforcement or a corrections agent may disclose the status
of an individual as a predatory offender to a child protection worker with a local welfare
agency for purposes of doing a family assessment under chapter 260E. A corrections agent
may also disclose the status of an individual as a predatory offender to comply with section
244.057. The commissioner of human services deleted text begin hasdeleted text end new text begin and direct care and treatment executive
board have
new text end access to the data for state-operated services, as defined in section 246.014, for
the purposes described in section 246.13, subdivision 2, paragraph (b), and for purposes of
conducting background studies under chapter 245C.

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 352.91, subdivision 2a, is amended to read:


Subd. 2a.

Special teachers.

"Covered correctional service" also means service rendered
by a state employee as a special teacher employed by the Department of Corrections or by
the Department of deleted text begin Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin Direct Care and Treatmentnew text end at a security unit, provided
that at least 75 percent of the employee's working time is spent in direct contact with inmates
or patients and the fact of this direct contact is certified to the executive director by the
appropriate commissionernew text begin or executive boardnew text end , unless the person elects to retain the current
retirement coverage under Laws 1996, chapter 408, article 8, section 21.

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 352.91, subdivision 3c, is amended to read:


Subd. 3c.

Nursing personnel.

(a) "Covered correctional service" means service by a
state employee in one of the employment positions at a correctional facility, in the
state-operated forensic services program, or in the Minnesota Sex Offender Program that
are specified in paragraph (b) if at least 75 percent of the employee's working time is spent
in direct contact with inmates or patients and the fact of this direct contact is certified to the
executive director by the appropriate commissionernew text begin or executive boardnew text end .

(b) The employment positions are as follows:

(1) registered nurse - senior;

(2) registered nurse;

(3) registered nurse - principal;

(4) licensed practical nurse;

(5) registered nurse advance practice; and

(6) psychiatric advance practice registered nurse.

Sec. 16.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 352.91, subdivision 3d, is amended to read:


Subd. 3d.

Other correctional personnel.

(a) "Covered correctional service" means
service by a state employee in one of the employment positions at a correctional facility or
in the state-operated forensic services program specified in paragraph (b) if at least 75
percent of the employee's working time is spent in direct contact with inmates or patients
and the fact of this direct contact is certified to the executive director by the appropriate
commissionernew text begin or executive boardnew text end .

(b) The employment positions are:

(1) automotive mechanic;

(2) baker;

(3) central services administrative specialist, intermediate;

(4) central services administrative specialist, principal;

(5) chaplain;

(6) chief cook;

(7) clinical program therapist 1;

(8) clinical program therapist 2;

(9) clinical program therapist 3;

(10) clinical program therapist 4;

(11) cook;

(12) cook coordinator;

(13) corrections inmate program coordinator;

(14) corrections transitions program coordinator;

(15) corrections security caseworker;

(16) corrections security caseworker career;

(17) corrections teaching assistant;

(18) delivery van driver;

(19) dentist;

(20) electrician supervisor;

(21) general maintenance worker lead;

(22) general repair worker;

(23) library/information research services specialist;

(24) library/information research services specialist senior;

(25) library technician;

(26) painter lead;

(27) plant maintenance engineer lead;

(28) plumber supervisor;

(29) psychologist 1;

(30) psychologist 3;

(31) recreation therapist;

(32) recreation therapist coordinator;

(33) recreation program assistant;

(34) recreation therapist senior;

(35) sports medicine specialist;

(36) work therapy assistant;

(37) work therapy program coordinator; and

(38) work therapy technician.

Sec. 17.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 352.91, subdivision 3e, is amended to read:


Subd. 3e.

Minnesota Specialty Health System-Cambridge.

(a) "Covered correctional
service" means service by a state employee in one of the employment positions with the
Minnesota Specialty Health System-Cambridge specified in paragraph (b) if at least 75
percent of the employee's working time is spent in direct contact with patients who are in
the Minnesota Specialty Health System-Cambridge and if service in such a position is
certified to the executive director by the deleted text begin commissioner of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin direct care and
treatment executive board
new text end .

(b) The employment positions are:

(1) behavior analyst 1;

(2) behavior analyst 2;

(3) behavior analyst 3;

(4) group supervisor;

(5) group supervisor assistant;

(6) human services support specialist;

(7) residential program lead;

(8) psychologist 2;

(9) recreation program assistant;

(10) recreation therapist senior;

(11) registered nurse senior;

(12) skills development specialist;

(13) social worker senior;

(14) social worker specialist; and

(15) speech pathology specialist.

(c) A Department of Human Services new text begin or Department of Direct Care and Treatment
new text end employee who was employed at the Minnesota Specialty Health System-Cambridge
immediately preceding the 2014 conversion to the community-based homes and was in
covered correctional service at the time of the transition shall continue to be covered by the
correctional employees retirement plan while employed by and without a break in service
with the Department of Human Services new text begin or Department of Direct Care and Treatment new text end in
the direct care and treatment of patients.

Sec. 18.

Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 352.91, subdivision 3f, is amended
to read:


Subd. 3f.

Additional Department of Human Services personnel.

(a) "Covered
correctional service" means service by a state employee in one of the employment positions
specified in paragraph (b) in the state-operated forensic services program or the Minnesota
Sex Offender Program if at least 75 percent of the employee's working time is spent in direct
contact with patients and the determination of this direct contact is certified to the executive
director by the commissioner of human servicesnew text begin or direct care and treatment executive
board
new text end .

(b) The employment positions are:

(1) behavior analyst 2;

(2) behavior analyst 3;

(3) certified occupational therapy assistant 1;

(4) certified occupational therapy assistant 2;

(5) client advocate;

(6) clinical program therapist 2;

(7) clinical program therapist 3;

(8) clinical program therapist 4;

(9) customer services specialist principal;

(10) dental assistant registered;

(11) dental hygienist;

(12) group supervisor;

(13) group supervisor assistant;

(14) human services support specialist;

(15) licensed alcohol and drug counselor;

(16) licensed practical nurse;

(17) management analyst 3;

(18) occupational therapist;

(19) occupational therapist, senior;

(20) physical therapist;

(21) psychologist 1;

(22) psychologist 2;

(23) psychologist 3;

(24) recreation program assistant;

(25) recreation therapist lead;

(26) recreation therapist senior;

(27) rehabilitation counselor senior;

(28) residential program lead;

(29) security supervisor;

(30) skills development specialist;

(31) social worker senior;

(32) social worker specialist;

(33) social worker specialist, senior;

(34) special education program assistant;

(35) speech pathology clinician;

(36) substance use disorder counselor senior;

(37) work therapy assistant; and

(38) work therapy program coordinator.

Sec. 19.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 352.91, subdivision 4a, is amended to read:


Subd. 4a.

Process for evaluating and recommending potential employment positions
for membership inclusion.

(a) The Department of Corrections and the Department of
deleted text begin Human Servicesdeleted text end new text begin Direct Care and Treatmentnew text end must establish a procedure for evaluating
periodic requests by department employees for qualification for recommendation by the
commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end for inclusion of the employment position in the correctional
facility or deleted text begin human servicesdeleted text end new text begin direct care and treatment new text end facility in the correctional retirement
plan and for periodically determining employment positions that no longer qualify for
continued correctional retirement plan coverage.

(b) The procedure must provide for an evaluation of the extent of the employee's working
time spent in direct contact with patients or inmates, the extent of the physical hazard that
the employee is routinely subjected to in the course of employment, and the extent of
intervention routinely expected of the employee in the event of a facility incident. The
percentage of routine direct contact with inmates or patients may not be less than 75 percent.

(c) The applicable commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end shall notify the employee of the
determination of the appropriateness of recommending the employment position for inclusion
in the correctional retirement plan, if the evaluation procedure results in a finding that the
employee:

(1) routinely spends 75 percent of the employee's time in direct contact with inmates or
patients; and

(2) is regularly engaged in the rehabilitation, treatment, custody, or supervision of inmates
or patients.

(d) After providing the affected employee an opportunity to dispute or clarify any
evaluation determinations, if the commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end determines that the
employment position is appropriate for inclusion in the correctional retirement plan, the
commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end shall forward that recommendation and supporting
documentation to the chair of the Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement, the
chair of the State and Local Governmental Operations Committee of the senate, the chair
of the Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy Committee of the house of
representatives, and the executive director of the Legislative Commission on Pensions and
Retirement in the form of the appropriate proposed legislation. The recommendation must
be forwarded to the legislature before January 15 for the recommendation to be considered
in that year's legislative session.

Sec. 20.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 524.3-801, is amended to read:


524.3-801 NOTICE TO CREDITORS.

(a) Unless notice has already been given under this section, upon appointment of a
general personal representative in informal proceedings or upon the filing of a petition for
formal appointment of a general personal representative, notice thereof, in the form prescribed
by court rule, shall be given under the direction of the court administrator by publication
once a week for two successive weeks in a legal newspaper in the county wherein the
proceedings are pending giving the name and address of the general personal representative
and notifying creditors of the estate to present their claims within four months after the date
of the court administrator's notice which is subsequently published or be forever barred,
unless they are entitled to further service of notice under paragraph (b) or (c).

(b) The personal representative shall, within three months after the date of the first
publication of the notice, serve a copy of the notice upon each then known and identified
creditor in the manner provided in paragraph (c). If the decedent or a predeceased spouse
of the decedent received assistance for which a claim could be filed under section 246.53,
256B.15, 256D.16, or 261.04, notice to the commissioner of human services new text begin or direct care
and treatment executive board, as applicable,
new text end must be given under paragraph (d) instead of
under this paragraph or paragraph (c). A creditor is "known" if: (i) the personal representative
knows that the creditor has asserted a claim that arose during the decedent's life against
either the decedent or the decedent's estate; (ii) the creditor has asserted a claim that arose
during the decedent's life and the fact is clearly disclosed in accessible financial records
known and available to the personal representative; or (iii) the claim of the creditor would
be revealed by a reasonably diligent search for creditors of the decedent in accessible
financial records known and available to the personal representative. Under this section, a
creditor is "identified" if the personal representative's knowledge of the name and address
of the creditor will permit service of notice to be made under paragraph (c).

(c) Unless the claim has already been presented to the personal representative or paid,
the personal representative shall serve a copy of the notice required by paragraph (b) upon
each creditor of the decedent who is then known to the personal representative and identified
either by delivery of a copy of the required notice to the creditor, or by mailing a copy of
the notice to the creditor by certified, registered, or ordinary first class mail addressed to
the creditor at the creditor's office or place of residence.

(d)(1) Effective for decedents dying on or after July 1, 1997, if the decedent or a
predeceased spouse of the decedent received assistance for which a claim could be filed
under section 246.53, 256B.15, 256D.16, or 261.04, the personal representative or the
attorney for the personal representative shall serve the commissioner deleted text begin of human servicesdeleted text end new text begin or
executive board, as applicable,
new text end with notice in the manner prescribed in paragraph (c) as
soon as practicable after the appointment of the personal representative. The notice must
state the decedent's full name, date of birth, and Social Security number and, to the extent
then known after making a reasonably diligent inquiry, the full name, date of birth, and
Social Security number for each of the decedent's predeceased spouses. The notice may
also contain a statement that, after making a reasonably diligent inquiry, the personal
representative has determined that the decedent did not have any predeceased spouses or
that the personal representative has been unable to determine one or more of the previous
items of information for a predeceased spouse of the decedent. A copy of the notice to
creditors must be attached to and be a part of the notice to the commissionernew text begin or executive
board
new text end .

(2) Notwithstanding a will or other instrument or law to the contrary, except as allowed
in this paragraph, no property subject to administration by the estate may be distributed by
the estate or the personal representative until 70 days after the date the notice is served on
the commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end as provided in paragraph (c), unless the local agency
consents as provided for in clause (6). This restriction on distribution does not apply to the
personal representative's sale of real or personal property, but does apply to the net proceeds
the estate receives from these sales. The personal representative, or any person with personal
knowledge of the facts, may provide an affidavit containing the description of any real or
personal property affected by this paragraph and stating facts showing compliance with this
paragraph. If the affidavit describes real property, it may be filed or recorded in the office
of the county recorder or registrar of titles for the county where the real property is located.
This paragraph does not apply to proceedings under sections 524.3-1203 and 525.31, or
when a duly authorized agent of a county is acting as the personal representative of the
estate.

(3) At any time before an order or decree is entered under section 524.3-1001 or
524.3-1002, or a closing statement is filed under section 524.3-1003, the personal
representative or the attorney for the personal representative may serve an amended notice
on the commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end to add variations or other names of the decedent
or a predeceased spouse named in the notice, the name of a predeceased spouse omitted
from the notice, to add or correct the date of birth or Social Security number of a decedent
or predeceased spouse named in the notice, or to correct any other deficiency in a prior
notice. The amended notice must state the decedent's name, date of birth, and Social Security
number, the case name, case number, and district court in which the estate is pending, and
the date the notice being amended was served on the commissionernew text begin or executive boardnew text end . If
the amendment adds the name of a predeceased spouse omitted from the notice, it must also
state that spouse's full name, date of birth, and Social Security number. The amended notice
must be served on the commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end in the same manner as the original
notice. Upon service, the amended notice relates back to and is effective from the date the
notice it amends was served, and the time for filing claims arising under section 246.53,
256B.15, 256D.16 or 261.04 is extended by 60 days from the date of service of the amended
notice. Claims filed during the 60-day period are undischarged and unbarred claims, may
be prosecuted by the entities entitled to file those claims in accordance with section
524.3-1004, and the limitations in section 524.3-1006 do not apply. The personal
representative or any person with personal knowledge of the facts may provide and file or
record an affidavit in the same manner as provided for in clause (1).

(4) Within one year after the date an order or decree is entered under section 524.3-1001
or 524.3-1002 or a closing statement is filed under section 524.3-1003, any person who has
an interest in property that was subject to administration by the estate may serve an amended
notice on the commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end to add variations or other names of the
decedent or a predeceased spouse named in the notice, the name of a predeceased spouse
omitted from the notice, to add or correct the date of birth or Social Security number of a
decedent or predeceased spouse named in the notice, or to correct any other deficiency in
a prior notice. The amended notice must be served on the commissioner new text begin or executive board
new text end in the same manner as the original notice and must contain the information required for
amendments under clause (3). If the amendment adds the name of a predeceased spouse
omitted from the notice, it must also state that spouse's full name, date of birth, and Social
Security number. Upon service, the amended notice relates back to and is effective from
the date the notice it amends was served. If the amended notice adds the name of an omitted
predeceased spouse or adds or corrects the Social Security number or date of birth of the
decedent or a predeceased spouse already named in the notice, then, notwithstanding any
other laws to the contrary, claims against the decedent's estate on account of those persons
resulting from the amendment and arising under section 246.53, 256B.15, 256D.16, or
261.04 are undischarged and unbarred claims, may be prosecuted by the entities entitled to
file those claims in accordance with section 524.3-1004, and the limitations in section
524.3-1006 do not apply. The person filing the amendment or any other person with personal
knowledge of the facts may provide and file or record an affidavit describing affected real
or personal property in the same manner as clause (1).

(5) After one year from the date an order or decree is entered under section 524.3-1001
or 524.3-1002, or a closing statement is filed under section 524.3-1003, no error, omission,
or defect of any kind in the notice to the commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end required under
this paragraph or in the process of service of the notice on the commissionernew text begin or executive
board
new text end , or the failure to serve the commissioner new text begin or executive board new text end with notice as required
by this paragraph, makes any distribution of property by a personal representative void or
voidable. The distributee's title to the distributed property shall be free of any claims based
upon a failure to comply with this paragraph.

(6) The local agency may consent to a personal representative's request to distribute
property subject to administration by the estate to distributees during the 70-day period after
service of notice on the commissionernew text begin or executive boardnew text end . The local agency may grant or
deny the request in whole or in part and may attach conditions to its consent as it deems
appropriate. When the local agency consents to a distribution, it shall give the estate a written
certificate evidencing its consent to the early distribution of assets at no cost. The certificate
must include the name, case number, and district court in which the estate is pending, the
name of the local agency, describe the specific real or personal property to which the consent
applies, state that the local agency consents to the distribution of the specific property
described in the consent during the 70-day period following service of the notice on the
commissionernew text begin or executive boardnew text end , state that the consent is unconditional or list all of the
terms and conditions of the consent, be dated, and may include other contents as may be
appropriate. The certificate must be signed by the director of the local agency or the director's
designees and is effective as of the date it is dated unless it provides otherwise. The signature
of the director or the director's designee does not require any acknowledgment. The certificate
shall be prima facie evidence of the facts it states, may be attached to or combined with a
deed or any other instrument of conveyance and, when so attached or combined, shall
constitute a single instrument. If the certificate describes real property, it shall be accepted
for recording or filing by the county recorder or registrar of titles in the county in which the
property is located. If the certificate describes real property and is not attached to or combined
with a deed or other instrument of conveyance, it shall be accepted for recording or filing
by the county recorder or registrar of titles in the county in which the property is located.
The certificate constitutes a waiver of the 70-day period provided for in clause (2) with
respect to the property it describes and is prima facie evidence of service of notice on the
commissionernew text begin or executive boardnew text end . The certificate is not a waiver or relinquishment of any
claims arising under section 246.53, 256B.15, 256D.16, or 261.04, and does not otherwise
constitute a waiver of any of the personal representative's duties under this paragraph.
Distributees who receive property pursuant to a consent to an early distribution shall remain
liable to creditors of the estate as provided for by law.

(7) All affidavits provided for under this paragraph:

(i) shall be provided by persons who have personal knowledge of the facts stated in the
affidavit;

(ii) may be filed or recorded in the office of the county recorder or registrar of titles in
the county in which the real property they describe is located for the purpose of establishing
compliance with the requirements of this paragraph; and

(iii) are prima facie evidence of the facts stated in the affidavit.

(8) This paragraph applies to the estates of decedents dying on or after July 1, 1997.
Clause (5) also applies with respect to all notices served on the commissioner of human
services before July 1, 1997, under Laws 1996, chapter 451, article 2, section 55. All notices
served on the commissioner before July 1, 1997, pursuant to Laws 1996, chapter 451, article
2, section 55, shall be deemed to be legally sufficient for the purposes for which they were
intended, notwithstanding any errors, omissions or other defects.

ARTICLE 10

EFFECTIVE DATES, REPEALER, AND REVISOR INSTRUCTIONS

Section 1. new text begin REVISOR INSTRUCTION.
new text end

new text begin The revisor of statutes shall renumber each provision of Minnesota Statutes listed in
column A as amended in this act to the number listed in column B.
new text end

new text begin Column A
new text end
new text begin Column B
new text end
new text begin 245.036
new text end
new text begin 246C.16, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 245.037
new text end
new text begin 246C.16, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 245.041
new text end
new text begin 246C.15
new text end
new text begin 245.474, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 246C.12, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 245.474, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 246C.12, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 245.474, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 246C.12, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 245.474, subdivision 4
new text end
new text begin 246C.12, subdivision 4
new text end
new text begin 246.0135, paragraph (a)
new text end
new text begin 246C.18, subdivision 2, paragraph (a)
new text end
new text begin 246.0135, paragraph (b)
new text end
new text begin 246C.18, subdivision 2, paragraph (b)
new text end
new text begin 246.0135, paragraph (c)
new text end
new text begin 246C.18, subdivision 2, paragraph (c)
new text end
new text begin 246.0135, paragraph (d)
new text end
new text begin 246C.18, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 246.018, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 246C.09, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 246.018, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 246C.09, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 246.018, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 246C.09, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 246.018, subdivision 4
new text end
new text begin 246C.09, subdivision 4
new text end
new text begin 246.12
new text end
new text begin 246C.06, subdivision 7
new text end
new text begin 246.128
new text end
new text begin 246C.18, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 246.129
new text end
new text begin 246C.18, subdivision 4
new text end
new text begin 246.14
new text end
new text begin 246C.16, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 246.23, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 246.555, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 246.23, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 246.555, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 246.23, subdivision 4
new text end
new text begin 246.555, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 246.23, subdivision 5
new text end
new text begin 246.555, subdivision 4
new text end
new text begin 246.23, subdivision 6
new text end
new text begin 246.555, subdivision 5
new text end
new text begin 246.234
new text end
new text begin 246C.06, subdivision 8
new text end
new text begin 246.24
new text end
new text begin 246C.16, subdivision 4
new text end
new text begin 246.27
new text end
new text begin 246C.19
new text end
new text begin 246.36
new text end
new text begin 246C.06, subdivision 9
new text end
new text begin 246.41, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 246C.06, subdivision 10, paragraph
(a)
new text end
new text begin 246.41, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 246C.06, subdivision 10, paragraph
(b)
new text end
new text begin 246.41, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 246C.06, subdivision 10, paragraph
(c)
new text end
new text begin 246.70
new text end
new text begin 246C.18, subdivision 5
new text end
new text begin 246B.02
new text end
new text begin 246C.13
new text end
new text begin 251.012, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 246.575, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 251.012, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 246.575, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 251.012, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 246.575, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 251.012, subdivision 4
new text end
new text begin 246.575, subdivision 4
new text end
new text begin 251.041
new text end
new text begin 176.87
new text end
new text begin 251.042
new text end
new text begin 176.871
new text end
new text begin 251.043, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 176.872, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 251.043, subdivision 1a
new text end
new text begin 176.872, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 251.043, subdivision 1b
new text end
new text begin 176.872, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 251.043, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 176.872, subdivision 4
new text end
new text begin 251.043, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 176.872, subdivision 5
new text end
new text begin 251.044
new text end
new text begin 176.873
new text end
new text begin 251.051
new text end
new text begin 176.874
new text end
new text begin 251.052
new text end
new text begin 176.875
new text end
new text begin 251.053
new text end
new text begin 176.876
new text end
new text begin 251.15, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 176.872, subdivision 6, paragraph (a)
new text end
new text begin 251.15, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 176.872, subdivision 6, paragraph (b)
new text end
new text begin 251.17
new text end
new text begin 246C.14
new text end
new text begin 252.50, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 246C.16, subdivision 5
new text end
new text begin 252.50, subdivision 4
new text end
new text begin 246C.10, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 252.50, subdivision 6
new text end
new text begin 246.65
new text end
new text begin 252.50, subdivision 7
new text end
new text begin 246.585
new text end
new text begin 252.50, subdivision 8
new text end
new text begin 246.588
new text end
new text begin 252.50, subdivision 10
new text end
new text begin 246.611
new text end
new text begin 253.015, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 253B.10, subdivision 6
new text end
new text begin 253.016
new text end
new text begin 246.554
new text end
new text begin 253.017, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 246.591
new text end
new text begin 253.017, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 246C.10, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 253.017, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 246C.10, subdivision 4
new text end
new text begin 253.13
new text end
new text begin 253.245
new text end
new text begin 253C.01, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 245A.27, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 253C.01, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 245A.27, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 253C.01, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 245A.27, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 256.0121, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 246.595, subdivision 1
new text end
new text begin 256.0121, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 246.595, subdivision 2
new text end
new text begin 256.0121, subdivision 3
new text end
new text begin 246.595, subdivision 3
new text end

Sec. 2. new text begin REVISOR INSTRUCTION.
new text end

new text begin The revisor of statutes, in consultation with the House Research Department; the Office
of Senate Counsel, Research, and Fiscal Analysis; the Department of Human Services; and
the Department of Direct Care and Treatment, shall make necessary cross-reference changes
and remove statutory cross-references in Minnesota Statutes to conform with the
recodification in this act. The revisor may make technical and other necessary changes to
sentence structure to preserve the meaning of the text. The revisor may alter the coding in
this act to incorporate statutory changes made by other law in the 2024 regular legislative
session. If a provision stricken in this act is also amended in the 2024 regular legislative
session by other law, the revisor shall merge the amendment into the recodification,
notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 645.30.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text begin REVISOR INSTRUCTION.
new text end

new text begin The revisor of statutes shall change the term "commissioner of human services,"
"commissioner," or similar terms to "direct care and treatment executive board" or "executive
board" wherever the terms appear in respect to the head of the governmental entity with
programmatic direction and fiscal control over state-operated services, programs, or facilities
under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 246C. The revisor may make technical and other necessary
changes to sentence structure to preserve the meaning of the text.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text begin REVISOR INSTRUCTION.
new text end

new text begin The revisor of statutes shall change the term "Department of Human Services" to
"Department of Direct Care and Treatment" wherever the term appears in respect to the
governmental entity with programmatic direction and fiscal control over state-operated
services, programs, or facilities under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 246C. The revisor may
make technical and other necessary changes to sentence structure to preserve the meaning
of the text.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text begin REPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 246.01; 246.013; 246.014; 246.15, subdivision 2;
246.23, subdivision 1; 246.60; 251.013; 252.50, subdivisions 1, 9, and 11; 252.51; and
256B.693, subdivision 2,
new text end new text begin are repealed.
new text end

Sec. 6. new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin (a) Article 1, section 23, is effective July 1, 2024.
new text end

new text begin (b) Article 1, sections 1 to 22 and 24 to 31, and articles 2 to 10 are effective January 1,
2025.
new text end

APPENDIX

Repealed Minnesota Statutes: 24-06564

246.01 POWERS AND DUTIES.

The commissioner of human services is hereby specifically constituted the guardian of all persons with developmental disabilities, the guardianship of whom has heretofore been vested in the State Board of Control or in the director of social welfare whether by operation of law or by an order of court without any further act or proceeding, and all the powers and duties vested in or imposed upon the State Board of Control or the director of social welfare, with reference to mental testing of persons with developmental disability, and with reference to the institutions of the state of Minnesota except correctional facilities administered and managed by the commissioner of corrections, are hereby transferred to, vested in, and imposed upon the commissioner of human services, and in relation thereto is hereby charged with and shall have the exclusive power of administration and management of all of the following state institutions: state hospitals for persons with developmental disability, mental illness, or substance use disorder. The commissioner shall have power and authority to determine all matters relating to the unified and continuous development of all of the foregoing institutions and of such other institutions, the supervision of which may, from time to time, be vested in the commissioner. It is intended that there be vested in the commissioner all of the powers, functions, and authority heretofore vested in the State Board of Control relative to such state institutions. The commissioner shall have the power and authority to accept, in behalf of the state, contributions and gifts of money and personal property for the use and benefit of the residents of the public institutions under the commissioner's control, and all money and securities so received shall be deposited in the state treasury subject to the order of the commissioner of human services. If the gift or contribution is designated by the donor for a certain institution or purpose, the commissioner of human services shall expend or use the same as nearly as may be in accordance with the conditions of the gift or contribution, compatible with the best interests of the inmates and the state. The commissioner of human services is hereby constituted the "state agency" as defined by the Social Security Act of the United States and the laws of this state for all purposes relating to mental health and mental hygiene.

For the purpose of carrying out these duties, the commissioner of human services shall accept from wards with developmental disabilities for whom the commissioner is specifically appointed guardian a signed application for consent to the marriage of said ward. Upon receipt of such application the commissioner shall promptly conduct such investigation as the commissioner deems proper and determine if the contemplated marriage is for the best interest of the ward and the public. A signed copy of the commissioner's determination shall be mailed to the ward and to the court administrator of the district court of the county where the application for such marriage license was made.

There is hereby appropriated to such persons or institutions as are entitled to such sums as are provided for in this section, from the fund or account in the state treasury to which the money was credited, an amount sufficient to make such payment.

246.013 PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS; CARE, TREATMENT.

Within the limits of the appropriations for the commissioner of human services, the commissioner is directed, in the performance of the duties imposed by the laws of this state, to bring to the measure prescribed by section