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SB 225 (BR 1939) - B. Smith, R. Alvarado, J. Carroll, G. Neal, W. Schroder

     AN ACT relating to homelessness prevention.
     Amend KRS 194A.735 to expand eligibility, subject to sufficient funding, for the homelessness prevention project to individuals diagnosed with severe mental illness who have been admitted into hospital emergency departments at least 10 times annually, individuals in the top 10% of hospital users in hospitals at which over 10% of the patient census are diagnosed with severe mental illness, individuals being paroled, individuals aging out of foster care for up to two years after exit, and individuals outside of Oldham County; move support of the project to the Division of Behavioral Health.


     SCS1 - Retain original provisions; clarify expanded eligibility for the Homelessness Prevention project applies only to those with serious mental illness, those being released from mental health facilities, those with high utilization rates of the healthcare, mental healthcare, and judicial systems, those being released or paroled from state-operated prisons, and those aging out of foster care; and codify the establishment of the Kentucky Interagency Council on Homelessness.

     Feb 23, 2016 - introduced in Senate
     Feb 25, 2016 - to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 02, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
     Mar 03, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 07, 2016 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 9, 2016
     Mar 09, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
     Mar 10, 2016 - received in House
     Mar 14, 2016 - to Health & Welfare (H); posted in committee
     Mar 17, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 18, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 23, 2016
     Mar 23, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 99-0
     Mar 24, 2016 - received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 05, 2016 - filed without Governor's signature with the Secretary of State