Team Shawnie Advocacy Group
Advocating and Providing Support to Families with Special Needs
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What is Bill H.132
Learn about Bill H.132, its beginnings and the effort behind an incredible important piece of legislation.
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Bill H. 132 - The Shawnie Story
This is a 6 part narrated series relating the incredible story behind a family whose trials and tribulations with an autistic son against a faulty system became the inspiration for the creation of a piece of legislation called Bill H. 132.
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Bill H. 132
An Act that ensures the appropriate and timely payment of residential service placement for children deemed to be a safety risk.
By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 132) of Steven S. Howitt, Bruce E. Tarr and Mathew J. Muratore relative to at-risk children and their proper placement. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
Notwithstanding any other general or special law to the contrary, the department of developmental services shall coordinate with the department of children and families and the department of mental health to ensure residential service placement within 30 days for children with intellectual disabilities once it has been determined by the professional mental health care facility that he or she is eligible to receive treatment.
Other Sponsored Bills
Bill H. 493
By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 493) of Steven S. Howitt relative to education costs of children with disabilities. Education.
Bill H. 494
By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 494) of Steven S. Howitt for legislation to increase reimbursements for certain special education programs . Education.
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Our Team Members
Our team is always growing and is looking forward to meeting some new faces to help us fight and promote the values that are parallel to our mission statement.
Shane Halajko Sr.
Board Member/Media Relations
Board Member/Executive Advisor
Shane Halajko Jr.
Tarah Grace Coppolino
Law Offices of Michael C. Lima
Multimedia Designer/Content Creator
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