SB 1127 Establishes the Office of Autism Services
Sponsor: Rupp Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 5070S.01I Fiscal Note: 5070-01
Committee: Seniors, Families and Public Health
Last Action: 3/4/2008 - Hearing Conducted S Seniors, Families and Public Health Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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Current Bill Summary

SB 1127 - This act establishes the Office of Autism Services in the Department of Mental Health within the Division of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. The Office of Autism Services, under the supervision of the division director, shall provide leadership in program development for children and adults with Autism spectrum disorders. Such leadership shall include establishment of program standards and coordination of program capacity.

This provision is identical to a provision in SS/SCS/SB 768 (2008).