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
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