House Bill No. 467
Introduced By _______________________________________________________________________________
A Bill for an Act entitled: "An Act appropriating money to the department of public health and human services for the provision of in-home services to older montanans as provided for under the Montana older americans act; and providing an effective date."
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Montana:
NEW SECTION. Section 1. Appropriation -- purpose. (1) The following amounts are appropriated from the general fund to the department of public health and human services for the purposes provided in subsection (2):
Fiscal year 1998 $375,000
Fiscal year 1999 375,000
(2) The money in subsection (1) is appropriated to provide in-home services to older Montanans to allow them to live an independent lifestyle and avoid institutional care. The services must include home-delivered meals, homemaker services, adult day care, respite care, personal care,
transportation, and other services authorized by 52-3-504.
NEW SECTION. Section 2. Effective date. [This act] is effective July 1, 1997.