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SF 3017

1st Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 04/28/2020 07:52am

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; changing a provision on self-directed caregiver grants;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256.975, subdivision 12.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256.975, subdivision 12, is amended to read:


Subd. 12.

Self-directed caregiver grants.

deleted text beginBeginning on July 1, 2019,deleted text end The Minnesota
Board on Aging shallnew text begin, in consultation with area agencies on aging and other community
caregiver stakeholders,
new text end administer self-directed caregiver grants to support at-risk family
caregivers of older adults or others eligible under the Older Americans Act of 1965, United
States Code, title 42, chapter 35, sections 3001 to 3058ff, to sustain family caregivers in
the caregivers' roles so older adults can remain at home longer. deleted text beginThe board shall give priority
to consumers referred under section 256.975, subdivision 7, paragraph (d)
deleted text endnew text begin The board shall
submit by January 15, 2022, and each January 15 thereafter, a progress report on the
self-directed caregiver grants program to the chairs and ranking minority members of the
senate and house of representatives committees and divisions with jurisdiction over human
services. The progress report must include metrics on the use of the grant program
new text end.