ERIC Number: ED338987
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Oct-30
Reference Count: N/A
Legislation on Homelessness. Wisconsin Legislative Council Report No. 12 to the 1991 Legislature.
Rose, Laura; Matthias, Mary
The components of Wisconsin's 1991 Assembly Bill 680 that considers homelessness are discussed in this document. The Bill itself addresses: (1) surplus state lands; (2) transitional housing grants; (3) prevention of homelessness; (4) establishing a low-income housing income and franchise tax credit; (5) veterans lacking a permanent address; (6) homeless veterans reintegration; (7) homeless shelter grants; (8) general relief program changes; (9) Aid to Families with Dependent Children-Emergency Assistance Program; (10) medical assistance reimbursement for certain services; (11) services to homeless individuals with alcohol and other drug abuse problems; (12) domestic abuse grants; (13) primary health care services for homeless persons; (14) services for runaway youths; (15) interest on real estate trust accounts; (16) providing for a community land trust study; (17) providing for a study; and (18) granting rule-making authority and making appropriations. Committee activities, including assignments, summary of meetings, committee and council votes, and staff materials are discussed. A description of the Bill is included, focusing on the topics of housing opportunities for homeless persons; homeless veterans issues; social service programs for homeless persons; and health care for homeless persons. An appendix includes a 59-item bibliography of committee materials. (ABL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison.