HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3319        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 164

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Jon Santiago

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act improving front-line service coordinators quality of care.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jon Santiago

9th Suffolk

Carlos González

10th Hampden

Joseph A. Boncore

First Suffolk and Middlesex

Nick Collins

First Suffolk

Mindy Domb

3rd Hampshire

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Russell E. Holmes

6th Suffolk

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Rebecca L. Rausch

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

Bud L. Williams

11th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3319        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 164

By Mr. Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 164) of Jon Santiago and others relative to human service coordinator caseload ratios established by the Department of Developmental Services.  Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act improving front-line service coordinators quality of care.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

Chapter 123B of the General Laws as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition is hereby amended by adding the following

Section 1A:  Caseload Ratio for DDS Human Service Coordinators.

The Department of Developmental Services shall establish a caseload ratio 55:1 for Human Service Coordinators A/B, D and 6:1 for Human Service Coordinator C no later than January 1, 2021.