SB 1461 Foster care; local in the Commonwealth's program of medical assistance.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)

Foster care; enrollment in the Commonwealth's program of medical assistance. Directs local departments of social services to ensure that any individual who was in foster care on his eighteenth birthday is enrolled, unless the individual objects, in the Commonwealth's program of medical assistance, provided that such individual is eligible to receive such health care services and was enrolled in such program on his eighteenth birthday. The bill requires local departments to provide basic information about such health care services and inform such individuals that, if eligible, they will be enrolled in the Commonwealth's program of medical assistance unless they object. The bill directs the State Board of Social Services to promulgate regulations to implement the provisions of the bill.

Full text:
01/16/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103237D  pdf | impact statement
01/27/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17104696D-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/15/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1461ER)  pdf | impact statement
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0203)  pdf

Status:
01/16/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103237D
01/16/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/27/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17104696D-S1
01/27/17  Senate: Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
01/30/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/31/17  Senate: Read second time
01/31/17  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
01/31/17  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 17104696D-S1
01/31/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1461S1
02/01/17  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/03/17  House: Read first time
02/03/17  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/09/17  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)
02/10/17  House: Read second time
02/13/17  House: Read third time
02/13/17  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/13/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  Senate: Enrolled
02/15/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1461ER)
02/15/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/17/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/17/17  Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/23/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 203 (effective 7/1/17)
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0203)