2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB29 (Committee Approved)

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DSS to Enroll Poor Children in SSVa. (language only)

Item 397 #1s

Item 397 #1s

Health and Human Resources
Social Services, Department of

Page 318, after line 33, insert:
"J.  The Department of Social Services, in cooperation with local departments of social services, shall promote the Children's Medical Security Insurance Plan in Southside Virginia localities and promptly enroll eligible children."

(This amendment directs social services agencies to promote and enroll eligible poor children in the state's child health insurance plan, as a way to mitigate the loss of health insurance coverage among displaced textile workers.)