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CHAPTER 144--S.F.No. 2881

An act

relating to human services; extending the sunset of an existing exception to the consumer-directed community supports budget methodology;

amending Laws 2012, chapter 247, article 4, section 47, as amended.

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

Section 1.

Laws 2012, chapter 247, article 4, section 47, as amended by Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 27, section 72, is amended to read:

Sec. 47.

COMMISSIONER TO SEEK AMENDMENT FOR EXCEPTION TO CONSUMER-DIRECTED COMMUNITY SUPPORTS BUDGET METHODOLOGY.

By July 1, 2014, if necessary, the commissioner shall request an amendment to the home and community-based services waivers authorized under Minnesota Statutes, sections 256B.092 and 256B.49, to establish an exception to the consumer-directed community supports budget methodology to provide up to 20 percent more funds for those participants who have their 21st birthday and graduate from high school between 2013 to 2015 and the effective date of Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 7, section 54, and are authorized for more services under consumer-directed community supports prior to graduation than the amount they are eligible to receive under the current consumer-directed community supports budget methodology. The exception is limited to those who can demonstrate that they will have to leave consumer-directed community supports and use other waiver services because their need for day or employment supports cannot be met within the consumer-directed community supports budget limits. The commissioner shall consult with the stakeholder group authorized under Minnesota Statutes, section 256B.0657, subdivision 11, stakeholders to implement this provision. The exception process shall be effective upon federal approval for persons eligible through June 30, 2017 until the exception process authorized in Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 7, section 54, is available.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

The amendments to this section are effective on June 1, 2016, and expire on the date Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 7, section 54, becomes effective. The commissioner of human services shall notify the revisor of statutes when Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 7, section 54, becomes effective.

Presented to the governor May 19, 2016

Signed by the governor May 22, 2016, 4:47 p.m.