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HB 384: "An Act relating to payment requirements for retention in the Pioneers' Home; and providing for an effective date."

00 HOUSE BILL NO. 384                                                                                                      
01 "An Act relating to payment requirements for retention in the Pioneers' Home;                                           
02 and providing for an effective date."                                                                                   
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1. AS 47.55.020(b) is amended to read:                                                                     
05  (b)  Every person admitted to the Pioneers' Home who receives income from                                             
06 any source in excess of $100 per month may be required by the Department of                                             
07 Administration to pay the excess to the department immediately upon receipt of the                                      
08 money in payment, or part payment, of the cost of the person's care.  However, the                                      
09 department may not require in any month the payment of an amount greater than the                                       
10 monthly rate set under AS 47.55.030(b) except to satisfy an indebtedness incurred                                       
11 under AS 47.55.070.  The department may not evict a person from the Pioneers'                                          
12 Home if the income received from the person by the department for payment of                                            
13 the cost of the person's care is less than the monthly rate set under                                                   
14 AS 47.55.030(b).                                                                                                       
01    * Sec. 2.  This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).