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

00 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 384(STA)                                                                                          
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 any                                         
06 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 under                                 
11 AS 47.55.070.  The department may not evict from the Pioneers' Home a person                                           
12 whose residency there began before the effective date of this Act if the income                                         
13 received from the person by the department for payment of the cost of the person's                                      
14 care is less than the monthly rate set under AS 47.55.030(b).                                                          
01    * Sec. 2.  This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).