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2019 House Bill 4235: Appropriations: Department of Health and Human Services
Introduced by Rep. Mary Whiteford (R) on February 26, 2019
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Department of Health and Human Services. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on February 26, 2019
Reported in the House on May 23, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. LaTanya Garrett (D) on June 12, 2019
To appropriate an extra $10 million to provide employment and training-related services to able-bodied Medicaid expansion recipients who are subject to work, training or community service requirements as a condition of accepting these medical coverage benefits.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 12, 2019
Amendment offered by Rep. Kyra Bolden (D) on June 12, 2019
To strip out language prohibiting state grants to abortion providers including Planned Parenthood, and spend $700,000 more on local family planning programs.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 12, 2019
Amendment offered by Rep. Laurie Pohutsky (D) on June 12, 2019
To require department to "convene a stakeholder workgroup to review Medicaid reimbursement options, including state plan amendments or waivers, to expand coverage of home help and rehabilitation services for reasonable charges incurred for products, services, and accommodations for an injured Medicaid recipient’s care, recovery, or rehabilitation".
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 12, 2019
Passed 58 to 49 in the House on June 12, 2019.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
The House version of the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Department of Health and Human Services budget. This would appropriate $25.882 billion in gross spending. Of this, $16.914 million is federal money, and the rest is from state and local taxes and fees.
Received in the Senate on June 13, 2019
Referred to the Senate on June 13, 2019

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