IHSS - In Home Supportive Services

Legislation

SB 596 - In-home supportive services: additional higher energy allowance
DRC Support - Request for Signature

This bill would authorize a county human services agency to inform applicants for and recipients of In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), using materials prepared by electrical corporations, of their potential eligibility for baseline utility services and any advanced notifications that may be provided by a public utility in an emergency.

SB 596 Position Letter (pdf)
SB 596 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB 1993 - Unemployment and disability insurance: benefits: elective coverage
DRC Support - Request for Signature

Assembly Bill 1993 would amend state law to expand eligibility for Unemployment Insurance (UI) to include In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and Waiver Personal Care Services (WPCS) providers who care for a spouse or a child.

AB 1993 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 1993 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB-1643 Developmental services: fair hearings
DRC Sponsor

Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities should be adequately informed of the services and supports provided to them by regional centers.

AB 1643 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 1643 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB-1993 Unemployment and disability insurance: benefits: elective coverage
DRC Support

Assembly Bill 1993 would amend state law to expand eligibility for Unemployment Insurance (UI) to include In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and Waiver Personal Care Services (WPCS) providers who care for a spouse or a child.

AB 1993 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 1993 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB 229 - In-Home Supportive Services: Written Content Translation
DRC Support

Under existing law, the Department of Social Services (DSS) translates notices and other materials for In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) consumers. We think existing translation for consumers is very important and especially helpful.

AB 229 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 229 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB 426 - In-Home Supportive Services Program
DRC Support - Request for Signature

AB 426 removes a requirement in current law that In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) recipients receive written approval from a medical provider before IHSS can be approved.

AB 426 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 426 Position Letter (rtf)