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CHAPTER 35-S.F.No. 456 An act relating to human services; allowing mental retardation and related conditions waiver recipients access to respite care in intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation and related conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.501, by adding a subdivision. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.501, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 4c. [ACCESS TO RESPITE CARE.] Upon the request of a recipient receiving services under the community-based waiver for persons with mental retardation and related conditions, or the recipient's legal representative, a county agency shall screen the recipient for appropriate and necessary services and shall place the recipient on and off the waiver as needed in order to allow the recipient access to short-term care as available in an intermediate care facility for persons with mental retardation and related conditions. Presented to the governor April 20, 2001 Signed by the governor April 24, 2001, 10:05 a.m.