59111003 - DDS Service Coordination and Administration

Account Description FY2012
Spending
FY2013
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5911-1003 DDS Service Coordination and Administration
For the administration and operation of the department of developmental services; provided, that the department shall not charge user fees for transportation or community day services; provided further, that the department shall not charge fees for eligibility determination for services provided by the department or for applications or requests for transfer of guardianship; provided further, that the department shall undertake a study of all persons with Prader-Willi syndrome who have applied for eligibility for department supports and services during fiscal year 2010, fiscal year 2011 and fiscal year 2012; provided further, that said study shall report how many persons with Prader-Willi syndrome were found eligible for supports and services from said department and how many were found not eligible; provided further, that said study shall project the cost of serving those persons with Prader-Willi syndrome found not eligible for said supports and services; provided further, that said study shall assess the impact that providing appropriate services for persons with Prader-Willi syndrome found not eligible would have on the department's service system; provided further, that said study shall examine, to the extent possible, similar impacts on the service systems of Connecticut, Virginia and New York when persons with Prader-Willi syndrome were found eligible in those states; provided further, that said study shall be filed with the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities by January 9, 2013; and provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress, which may expend funds for programs including the printing and distribution of educational materials
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