SB 512 (Pan and Kalra)
Would establish the California Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Benefits Board to oversee a program to provide LTSS to eligible Californians. It would also establish the California LTSS Benefits Trust to manage and invest revenues made available to pay for LTSS for eligible older adults and persons with disabilities, mobility, sensory, intellectual/developmental, and mental health disabilities. Establishes the California LTSS Advisory Committee to provide recommendations to the Board. The bill is sponsored by the California Aging and Disability Alliance (CADA) of which DRC is a member along with 21 other organizations. There will also be a companion budget proposal submitted to the budget committees to appropriate $1million for the purpose of contracting for a feasibility study and actuarial analysis of LTSS financing and service options.