Placement trust bill for those with disabilities advances

TRENTON – The Senate Health Committee released bill S1034, which requires the Division of Developmental Disabilities to study the need for placement trusts for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Sen. Diane Allen (R-7) of Edgewater Park, a sponsor of the bill, said people in the developmental disabilities community have been looking for this kind of bill

“I’m hoping we could do this so that families can prepare for care (for their loved ones),” she said.

Placement trust bill for those with disabilities advances