2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5005 (Conference Report)

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Modify Effective Date to Eliminate the 40 Quarter Work Requirement for Lawful Permanent Residents (language only)

Item 313 #8c

Item 313 #8c

Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services


Page 137, line 2, strike "July 1, 2020" and insert:

"upon federal approval but no earlier than April 1, 2021".


(This amendment changes the effective date from July 1, 2020 to April 1, 2021 or later depending on federal approval, for the elimination of the 40 quarter work requirement for lawful permanent residents to qualify for Medicaid. This reflects the restoration of funding for this policy change, which is contained in a separate amendment to Item 482.20.)