Maine LD 525: Resolve, To Direct the Department of Health and Human Services To Report on Efforts To Reach in Rural Areas Persons Who Are Elderly, Disabled or Mentally Ill

LD 525 (subjects: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPT , PROCEDURES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=525&PID=1456&snum=127


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Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Paul Davis of Piscataquis: (R – District 4) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

4 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/26/2015 Senate Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
2/26/2015 House Resolve REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/6/2015 Senate Reports READ.

On motion by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin the Majority Ought to Pass Report ACCEPTED.

READ ONCE.

Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
5/7/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative GATTINE of Westbrook, the Majority Ought to Pass Report was ACCEPTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 58
(Yeas 96 – Nays 43 – Absent 12 – Excused 0)
The Resolve was READ ONCE.
Under suspension of the rules, the Resolve was given its SECOND READING without REFERENCE to the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.
The Resolve was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/12/2015 House FINALLY PASSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/13/2015 Senate FINALLY PASSED, in concurrence.
5/27/2015 Senate LD 525 In Senate, May 27, 2015, this Bill, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the Senate proceeded to vote on the question: “Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?” 33 In Favor and 1 Against , accordingly it was the vote of the Senate that the Bill become law and the VETO was OVERRIDDEN.
5/28/2015 House This Resolve, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to Article IV, Part Third, Section 2 of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the House proceeded to vote on the question: “Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?”
ROLL CALL NO. 107V
132 having voted in the affirmative and 13 in the negative, with 6 being absent, and accordingly it was the vote of the House that the Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor, since two-thirds of the members of the House so voted.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.

Bill Text

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Resolve, To Direct the Department of Health and Human Services To Report on Efforts To Reach in Rural Areas Persons Who Are Elderly, Disabled or Mentally Ill

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Department of Health and Human Services to report on efforts to reach in rural areas persons who are elderly, disabled or mentally ill. Resolved: That the Department of Health and Human Services shall report on its efforts to reach in rural areas persons who are elderly, disabled or mentally ill. The department shall particularly focus on elderly, disabled and mentally ill persons who are not able to use or who have no access to the Internet or other electronic forms of communication technology or who have limited contact with the department. In developing this report, the department shall hold at least one public meeting in Piscataquis County to which persons, parties and organizations interested in the health and well-being of persons who are elderly, disabled or mentally ill may attend to inform the department of the effectiveness of department efforts and any shortcomings in efforts to reach in rural areas persons who are elderly, disabled or mentally ill and the ability of those populations to access department services and personnel. The department shall submit its report to the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services by January 1, 2016.

summary

This resolve requires the Department of Health and Human Services to report on department efforts to reach in rural areas persons who are elderly, disabled or mentally ill. This resolve requires the department, in developing its report, to have at least one public meeting in Piscataquis County and to particularly focus on elderly, disabled and mentally ill persons who are not able to use or who have no access to the Internet and other electronic forms of communication technology or who have limited contact with the department.

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