Human Resources Committee – Week 22, 2020


HF 2220– Definition of “young adult” for PALS program

HF 2220 relates to the definition of “young adult” for purposes of participation in the preparation for adult living program (PALS). Those turning 18 that receive court-ordered care with a relative or another person with a significant relationship will be eligible for PALS. PALS assists young adults who are leaving foster care and other court-ordered services at 18 or older in making the transition to self-sufficiency.
[6/10: 49-0 (Excused: Bisignano)]

HF 2221 Local Board of Health membership

HF 2221 allows health care professionals other than physicians to be members of local boards of health.
[6/12: 49-0 (Excused: Hogg)]

HF 2561 – Protections for recipients of anatomical gifts

HF 2561 prohibits a hospital, physician or other person from determining the ultimate recipient of an anatomical gift based upon a potential recipient’s disability, except to the extent that the disability has been found by a physician, following a case-by-case evaluation of potential recipients, to be medically significant to the provision of the anatomical gift.
[6/12: 48-0 (Excused: Feenstra, Hogg)]