Bill Text: NH SB274 | 2019 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Relative to the newborn home visiting program.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-7)

Status: (Passed) 2019-07-24 - Signed by the Governor on 07/19/2019; Chapter 285; Effective 09/17/2019 [SB274 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2019-SB274-Amended.html

SB 274 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

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SENATE BILL 274

 

AN ACT relative to the newborn home visiting program.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11; Sen. Dietsch, Dist 9; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Rep. Danielson, Hills. 7; Rep. Wallner, Merr. 10; Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18; Rep. Marsh, Carr. 8

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill declares that the newborn home visiting program shall be available to all Medicaid eligible families.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to the newborn home visiting program.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Section; Home Visiting Program.  Amend RSA 167 by inserting after section 68 the following new section:

167:68-a  Home Visiting Programs.  Home visiting programs for children and their families established pursuant to this subdivision shall be made available to all Medicaid eligible children and pregnant women without restriction.  The commissioner shall adopt rules, pursuant to RSA 541-A, relative to administering this section.

2  New Paragraph; Rulemaking Added.  Amend RSA 167:3-c by inserting after paragraph XIV the following new paragraph:

XV.  Procedures for making the home visiting program available to all Medicaid eligible children and pregnant women pursuant to RSA 167:68, II(e).

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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