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SF 3361

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 03/31/2016 09:19am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; modifying certain provisions governing human
services background studies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section
245C.04, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 245C.04, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Personal care provider organizations.

(a) The commissioner shall
conduct a background study of an individual required to be studied under section 245C.03,
subdivision 2
, at least upon application for initial enrollment under sections 256B.0651 to
256B.0654 and 256B.0659.

(b) Organizations required to initiate background studies under sections 256B.0651
to 256B.0654 and 256B.0659 for individuals described in section 245C.03, subdivision
2
, must submit a completed background study request to the commissioner using the
electronic system known as NETStudy before those individuals begin a position allowing
direct contact with persons served by the organization.

(c) Organizations required to initiate background studies under sections 256B.0651
to 256B.0654 and 256B.0659 for individuals described in section 245C.03, subdivision 2,
must initiate a new background study through NETStudy when an individual returns to a
position requiring a background study following an absence of 120 or more consecutive
days.

new text begin (d) An individual required to be studied under this subdivision may provide personal
care assistance before the background study required by this subdivision is completed if:
new text end

new text begin (1) the individual is providing personal care assistance in an emergency situation; and
new text end

new text begin (2) a background study was previously successfully completed for the individual by
a different personal care provider organization.
new text end

new text begin Nothing in this paragraph changes a personal care assistance provider organization's
obligations to initiate a background study of an individual.
new text end