HJ 720 Study; Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; placement of group homes.
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Summary as introduced:
Study; Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; placement of group homes, residential care facilities, and detention centers; report. Requests the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to (i) identify and make recommendations for the content and timing of notices that should be given prior to locating a group home, residential care facility, or detention center; (ii) make recommendations for improvements to public hearings that are required when a person seeks to establish a group home, residential care facility, or detention center; (iii) assess the appropriateness of restrictive covenants that prohibit homeowners from using, or renting a dwelling for another to use, their premises to house one or more persons who may present a threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the neighborhood on the basis of a prior criminal conviction; (iv) make recommendations for appropriate restrictions on the location of group homes, residential care facilities, and detention centers; (v) identify staff-to-resident ratio requirements that should be imposed on group homes, residential care facilities, and detention centers that house one or more persons who have a prior record of civil or criminal mental health commitment on the basis of being a danger to themselves; and (vi) review and make recommendations to improve licensure and other regulatory requirements for group homes, residential care facilities, and detention centers.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17103763D  pdf

Status:
01/11/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17103763D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
01/12/17  House: Assigned Rules sub: Studies
01/26/17  House: Tabled in Rules by voice vote