1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 818 as follows:
1.2Page 9, line 22, after "establish" insert "and maintain"
1.3Page 9, line 23, after "maltreatment" insert "made pursuant to section 626.557
1.4through a single statewide toll-free telephone number, and the Web-based system"
1.5Page 9, line 26, after "(b)" insert "Any person may use the statewide toll-free
1.6telephone number or Web-based system to report known or suspected abuse, neglect, or
1.7exploitation of a vulnerable adult at any hour of the day or night, any day of the week."
1.8Page 10, line 20, strike everything before "the" and strike "has access to"
1.9Page 10, line 21, strike everything before "and" and strike "in on" and insert "into"
1.10and before "database" insert "central"
1.11Page 10, after line 22, insert:

1.12    "Sec. 14. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 626.557, subdivision 9a, is amended to read:
1.13    Subd. 9a. Evaluation and referral of reports made to common entry point unit.
1.14(a) The common entry point must be operated in such a manner as to enable the common
1.15entry point staff to:
1.16(1) when appropriate, refer calls that do not allege the abuse, neglect, or exploitation
1.17of a vulnerable adult to other organizations that might better resolve the reporter's
1.18concerns; and
1.19(2) immediately identify and locate prior reports of abuse, neglect, or exploitation.
1.20(b) The common entry point must screen the reports of alleged or suspected
1.21maltreatment for immediate risk and make all necessary referrals as follows:
1.22(1) if the common entry point determines that there is an immediate need for
1.23adult protective services, the common entry point agency shall immediately notify the
1.24appropriate county agency;
1.25(2) if the report contains suspected criminal activity against a vulnerable adult, the
1.26common entry point shall immediately notify the appropriate law enforcement agency;
2.1(3) if the report references alleged or suspected maltreatment and there is no
2.2immediate need for adult protective services, the common entry point shall notify the
2.3appropriate lead agency as soon as possible, but in any event no longer than two working
2.5(4) if the report does not reference alleged or suspected maltreatment, the common
2.6entry point may determine whether the information will be referred; and
2.7(5) if the report contains information about a suspicious death, the common entry
2.8point shall immediately notify the appropriate law enforcement agencies, the local medical
2.9examiner, and the ombudsman established under section 245.92. Law enforcement
2.10agencies shall coordinate with the local medical examiner and the ombudsman as provided
2.11by law.
2.12(c) The common entry point must be operated in such a manner as to enable the
2.13commissioner of human services to:
2.14(1) track critical steps in the investigative process to ensure compliance with all
2.15requirements for all reports;
2.16(2) maintain data to facilitate the production of aggregate statistical reports for
2.17monitoring patterns of abuse, neglect, or exploitation;
2.18(3) serve as a resource for the evaluation, management, and planning of preventive
2.19and remedial services for vulnerable adults who have been subject to abuse, neglect,
2.20or exploitation;
2.21(4) set standards, priorities, and policies to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness
2.22of the common entry point; and
2.23(5) develop a system to manage consumer complaints related to the central reporting
2.25Page 10, line 22, delete "July 1, 2010" and insert "January 1, 2011"
2.26Page 11, line 26, before "The" insert "Under the direction of the commissioner
2.27of human services" and delete ", human"
2.28Page 11, line 27, delete "services,"
2.29Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.30Amend the title accordingly