Sec. SS-1. 22 MRSA §4099-A, sub-§4, as amended by PL 2003, c. 561, §§1 and 2, is further amended to read:
Sec. SS-2. 22 MRSA §4099-B, as enacted by PL 2003, c. 451, Pt. P, §3, is amended to read:
§ 4099-B. Homeless Youth Program
Sec. SS-3. Rename Youth in Need of Services program. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the "Youth in Need of Services Program" is renamed the "Homeless Youth Program."
Sec. SS-4. Request for proposal. Consistent with rules adopted pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 1825-C, the Department of Health and Human Services shall issue a request for proposal for all services provided under the Homeless Youth Program and shall distribute all funds appropriated under Part A for fiscal year 2008-09 for the Homeless Youth Program based on contracts awarded as a result of this request for proposal.
Sec. SS-5. Provision of draft request for proposal. The Commissioner of Health and Human Services shall provide a draft of the request for proposal issued as required in this Part to the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services and to the Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs for their review prior to releasing a final request for proposal. This draft must include standards and performance expectations of the successful recipient of the contract.