02RS HB27


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HB 27/FN (BR 258) - B. DeWeese, L. Belcher, S. Brinkman, T. Burch, M. Cherry, P. Clark, R. Crimm, B. Heleringer, M. Marzian, S. Nunn

     AN ACT relating to supported employment for individuals with significant disabilities and making an appropriation therefor.
     Create a new section of KRS 151B.180 to 151B.210 to define "supported employment services"; amend KRS 151B.195 to authorize the commissioner of the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation to promulgate regulations relating to and ensure appropriate distribution of funds appropriated for supported employment services; appropriate from the general fund $3,000,000 for FY 2003 and $5,000,000 or FY 2004 for the purchase of supported employment services.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)

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