Text: HSB196            Text: HSB198


House Study Bill 197

HOUSE FILE BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RESOURCES BILL BY CHAIRPERSON SMITH) Passed House, Date Passed Senate, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to and making an appropriation for the office of 2 substitute decision maker under the department of elder 3 affairs. 4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 5 TLSB 2472YC 82 6 pf/es/88 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. APPROPRIATION == DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS == 1 2 OFFICE OF SUBSTITUTE DECISION MAKER. There is appropriated 1 3 from the general fund of the state to the department of elder 1 4 affairs for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2007, and ending 1 5 June 30, 2008, the following amount, or so much thereof as is 1 6 necessary, to be used for the purpose designated: 1 7 For the state office of substitute decision maker 1 8 established pursuant to chapter 231E: 1 9 .................................................. $ 635,126 1 10 EXPLANATION 1 11 This bill makes an appropriation from the general fund of 1 12 the state to the department of elder affairs for the office of 1 13 substitute decision maker. The office was established in 2005 1 14 Iowa Acts, chapter 175, within the department of elder affairs 1 15 to create and administer a statewide network of substitute 1 16 decision makers who provide substitute decision=making 1 17 services if other substitute decision makers are not available 1 18 to provide the services. Substitute decision makers include 1 19 guardians, conservators, representative payees, attorneys in 1 20 fact under a power of attorney, and personal representatives. 1 21 Implementation of the office was made contingent upon 1 22 availability of funding as determined by the department of 1 23 elder affairs. 1 24 LSB 2472YC 82 1 25 pf:nh/es/88
Text: HSB196            Text: HSB198