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SF 501

1st Engrossment - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 02:13am

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

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; expanding the definition of services available under
medical assistance for disabled children's services; amending Minnesota Statutes
2008, section 252.27, subdivision 1a.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 252.27, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:


Subd. 1a.

Definitions.

A "related condition" is a conditionnew text begin: (1)new text end that is found to be
closely related to new text begina new text enddevelopmental disability, including, but not limited to, cerebral palsy,
epilepsy, autism, new text beginfetal alcohol spectrum disorder, new text endand Prader-Willi syndromenew text begin;new text end and new text begin(2)new text end that
meets all of the following criteria:

deleted text begin (1)deleted text end new text begin(i)new text end is severe and chronic;

deleted text begin (2)deleted text end new text begin(ii)new text end results in impairment of general intellectual functioning or adaptive behavior
similar to that of persons with developmental disabilities;

deleted text begin (3)deleted text end new text begin(iii)new text end requires treatment or services similar to those required for persons with
developmental disabilities;

deleted text begin (4)deleted text end new text begin(iv)new text end is manifested before the person reaches 22 years of age;

deleted text begin (5)deleted text end new text begin(v)new text end is likely to continue indefinitely;

deleted text begin (6)deleted text end new text begin(vi)new text end results in substantial functional limitations in three or more of the following
areas of major life activity: deleted text begin(i)deleted text end new text begin(A)new text end self-care, deleted text begin(ii)deleted text end new text begin(B)new text end understanding and use of language,
deleted text begin (iii)deleted text end new text begin(C)new text end learning, deleted text begin(iv)deleted text end new text begin(D)new text end mobility, deleted text begin(v)deleted text end new text begin(E)new text end self-direction, deleted text begin(vi)deleted text end new text begin(F)new text end capacity for independent
living; and

deleted text begin (7)deleted text end new text begin(vii)new text end is not attributable to mental illness as defined in section 245.462, subdivision
20
, or an emotional disturbance as defined in section 245.4871, subdivision 15.

For purposes of deleted text beginclause (7)deleted text end new text beginitem (vii)new text end, notwithstanding section 245.462, subdivision 20,
or 245.4871, subdivision 15, "mental illness" does not include autism or other pervasive
developmental disorders.