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SB 248: Medical Assistance Funding for Lawfully Residing Children

GENERAL BILL by Garcia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gaetz ; Soto

Medical Assistance Funding for Lawfully Residing Children; Defining the term “lawfully residing child”; revising eligibility for the Florida Kidcare program to conform to changes made by the act; clarifying that undocumented immigrants are excluded from eligibility; providing eligibility for optional payments for medical assistance and related services for certain lawfully residing children; clarifying that undocumented immigrants are excluded from eligibility for optional Medicaid payments or related services, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5101 (Ch. 2016-65)
Location: In committee/council (AP)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/9/2015 Senate • Filed
9/17/2015 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 21
10/26/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 11/02/15, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
11/2/2015 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 125
11/3/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 125
11/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 11/18/15, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
11/18/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 128
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 128
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 21
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5101 (Ch. 2016-65)