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HF 1434

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/23/2021 12:56pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/22/2021

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; increasing rates for direct support services workforce
if the labor agreement between the state of Minnesota and the Service Employees
International Union Healthcare Minnesota is approved.

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

Section 1. new text beginRATE INCREASE FOR DIRECT SUPPORT SERVICES WORKFORCE.
new text end

new text begin (a) Effective October 1, 2021, or upon federal approval, whichever is later, if the labor
agreement between the state of Minnesota and the Service Employees International Union
Healthcare Minnesota under Minnesota Statutes, section 179A.54, is approved pursuant to
Minnesota Statutes, section 3.855, the commissioner of human services shall increase:
new text end

new text begin (1) reimbursement rates, individual budgets, grants, or allocations by 4.14 percent for
services under paragraph (b) provided on or after October 1, 2021, or upon federal approval,
whichever is later, to implement the minimum hourly wage, holiday, and paid time off
provisions of that agreement;
new text end

new text begin (2) reimbursement rates, individual budgets, grants, or allocations by 2.95 percent for
services under paragraph (b) provided on or after July 1, 2022, or upon federal approval,
whichever is later, to implement the minimum hourly wage, holiday, and paid time off
provisions of that agreement;
new text end

new text begin (3) individual budgets, grants, or allocations by 1.58 percent for services under paragraph
(c) provided on or after October 1, 2021, or upon federal approval, whichever is later, to
implement the minimum hourly wage, holiday, and paid time off provisions of that
agreement; and
new text end

new text begin (4) individual budgets, grants, or allocations by .81 percent for services under paragraph
(c) provided on or after July 1, 2022, or upon federal approval, whichever is later, to
implement the minimum hourly wage, holiday, and paid time off provisions of that
agreement.
new text end

new text begin (b) The rate changes described in paragraph (a), clauses (1) and (2), apply to direct
support services provided through a covered program, as defined in Minnesota Statutes,
section 256B.0711, subdivision 1, except consumer-directed community supports available
under programs established pursuant to home and community-based service waivers
authorized under section 1915(c) of the federal Social Security Act and Minnesota Statutes,
including but not limited to chapter 256S and sections 256B.092 and 256B.49, and under
the alternative care program under Minnesota Statutes, section 256B.0913.
new text end

new text begin (c) The funding changes described in paragraph (a), clauses (3) and (4), apply to
consumer-directed community supports available under programs established pursuant to
home and community-based service waivers authorized under section 1915(c) of the federal
Social Security Act and Minnesota Statutes, including but not limited to chapter 256S and
sections 256B.092 and 256B.49, and under the alternative care program under Minnesota
Statutes, section 256B.0913.
new text end