IN HB1589 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-22 - First reading: referred to Committee on Ways and Means
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Eligibility for Medicaid and SNAP. Establishes eligibility and verification requirements that are in addition to any other requirements for the Medicaid program and the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Provides that before providing assistance to an individual, who is not presumptively eligible, under the Medicaid program or SNAP, the office of the secretary shall verify eligibility information of the individual. Provides that on at least a quarterly basis, the office of the secretary shall receive and review information concerning individuals enrolled in the Medicaid program and SNAP that indicates a change in circumstances that may affect eligibility. Provides that the division of family resources shall assign certain SNAP participants to workforce programs. Provides that the division shall require an individual to cooperate with the child support enforcement program as a condition of SNAP eligibility.

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Title

Eligibility for Medicaid and SNAP. Establishes eligibility and verification requirements that are in addition to any other requirements for the Medicaid program and the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Provides that before providing assistance to an individual, who is not presumptively eligible, under the Medicaid program or SNAP, the office of the secretary shall verify eligibility information of the individual. Provides that on at least a quarterly basis, the office of the secretary shall receive and review information concerning individuals enrolled in the Medicaid program and SNAP that indicates a change in circumstances that may affect eligibility. Provides that the division of family resources shall assign certain SNAP participants to workforce programs. Provides that the division shall require an individual to cooperate with the child support enforcement program as a condition of SNAP eligibility.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-22HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Ways and Means
2019-01-22HouseAuthored by Representative DeVon

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