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SF 3700

1st Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/17/2020 11:23am

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

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; modifying customized living quality improvement
grants; amending Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 9, article 4, section 28;
article 14, section 2, subdivision 27.

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

Section 1.

Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 9, article 4, section 28, is amended
to read:


Sec. 28. deleted text beginDIRECTION TO COMMISSIONER; ELDERLY WAIVERdeleted text end CUSTOMIZED
LIVING deleted text beginSERVICE PROVIDERSdeleted text endnew text begin QUALITY IMPROVEMENT GRANTSnew text end.

(a) The commissioner of human services shall develop incentive-based grants to deleted text beginbe
available during fiscal years 2020 and 2021 only for elderly waiver
deleted text end new text beginproviders of new text endcustomized
living deleted text beginservice providersdeleted text end new text beginservices under the brain injury, community access for disability
inclusion, and elderly waivers
new text endfor achieving outcomes specified in a contract. The
commissioner may solicit proposals from providers and implement those that, on a
competitive basis, best meet the state's policy objectivesdeleted text begin, givingdeleted text endnew text begin. Until June 30, 2021, the
commissioner shall give
new text end preference to providers that serve at least 75 percent elderly waiver
participantsnew text begin.
new text end

new text begin (b) Effective July 1, 2021, to be eligible for a grant under this section, a provider must
serve at least 75 waiver participants, and at least 75 percent of the clients served by the
provider must be waiver participants. For providers of customized living services under the
brain injury or community access for disability inclusion, the required 75 waiver participants
must reside at multiple locations each with six or more residents. The commissioner shall
give greater preference to those providers serving a higher percentage of waiver participants.
new text end

new text begin (c) new text endThe commissioner shall limit expenditures under this subdivision to the amount
appropriated for this purpose.

deleted text begin (b)deleted text endnew text begin (d)new text end In establishing the specified outcomes and related criteria, the commissioner shall
consider the following state policy objectives:

(1) provide more efficient, higher quality services;

(2) encourage home and community-based services providers to innovate;

(3) equip home and community-based services providers with organizational tools and
expertise to improve their quality;

(4) incentivize home and community-based services providers to invest in better services;
and

(5) disseminate successful performance improvement strategies statewide.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2020.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 9, article 14, section 2, subdivision 27,
is amended to read:


Subd. 27.

Grant Programs; Aging and Adult
Services Grants

32,311,000
32,495,000

Incentive-Based Grants for Customized
Living Service Providers.
$500,000 in fiscal
year 2020 and $500,000 in fiscal year 2021
are for incentive-based grants to new text beginbrain injury,
community access for disability inclusion, and
new text end elderly waiver customized living service
providers under deleted text beginarticle 4, section 28deleted text endnew text begin Minnesota
Statutes, section 256.479
new text end.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2020.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginREVISOR INSTRUCTION.
new text end

new text begin The revisor of statutes shall codify Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 9, article
4, section 28, as amended in this act, as Minnesota Statutes, section 256.479.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2020.
new text end