Bill Targets Waitlists

May 30, 2023

HB 5001 is a comprehensive multiyear measure that expands vital services to the IDD community, so their most basic needs are properly met.

Key provisions in this wide-ranging bill, which reflect strong bipartisan efforts, include the reduction of waitlists and updating a decades old approach in serving this community.

In addition, this bill establishes a solid framework to address:

  • Housing Needs
  • Educational and Transitional Services
  • Transportation
  • Day Programming
  • Career and Job Coaching
  • Life Skills Training
  • Behavioral Services
  • Assistive Technology