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2019 Senate Bill 362: Ease reporting requirements for able-bodied Medicaid expansion beneficiaries

Public Act 50 of 2019

Introduced by Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D) on June 5, 2019
To grant greater leeway in the individual “workforce engagement” reporting requirements submitted by able-bodied individuals accepting health coverage benefits under the Medicaid expansion authorized by the federal Affordable Care Act. A 2018 law made getting a job, job-training or meeting community service requirements a condition of able-bodied individuals accepting these benefits. Among other things the bill would not require reporting from an individual whose status can be confirmed through other social welfare records.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee on June 5, 2019
Amendment offered in the House on June 19, 2019
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 19, 2019
Received in the House on June 19, 2019
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on June 19, 2019
Reported in the House on September 3, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Matt Hall (R) on September 4, 2019
To further clarify the amount of time given to an individual who is collecting these benefits to demonstrate compliance with work requirements.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on September 4, 2019
Received in the Senate on September 11, 2019
Moved to reconsider by Sen. Peter MacGregor (R) on September 12, 2019
The vote by which the House substitute was passed.
The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 12, 2019
Received in the Senate on September 12, 2019
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on September 23, 2019

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