2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Senator Monnes Anderson, Manning Jr|
|Bill Title:||Relating to hearing impairment; prescribing an effective date.|
Establishes Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing Fund.
Continuously appropriates moneys in fund to Department of Human Services for purpose of administering programs of department for individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing. Directs Public Utility Commission to transfer certain amount of residential service protection and assistive telecommunication devices surcharge moneys, not to exceed $200,000 per year, to fund. Requires commission and department to enter into agreement to specify amount of moneys to be transferred and to establish plan for biennial reduction in moneys transferred. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||Revenue Impact Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In Senate Committee|
|Current Committee:||Joint Committee On Ways and Means|