HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2709        FILED ON: 1/16/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 77

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Claire D. Cronin

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Claire D. Cronin

11th Plymouth

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire

Jason M. Lewis

Fifth Middlesex

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Paul R. Heroux

2nd Bristol

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

Michelle M. DuBois

10th Plymouth

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Marcos A. Devers

16th Essex

Christine P. Barber

34th Middlesex

Michael S. Day

31st Middlesex

Frank A. Moran

17th Essex

Michael D. Brady

Second Plymouth and Bristol

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

Paul Brodeur

32nd Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2709        FILED ON: 1/16/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 77

By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 77) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for certain children.  Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Eighty-Ninth General Court
(2015-2016)

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An Act to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

Section 9A of Chapter 118E of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 official edition is hereby amended by inserting the following paragraph:-

(17) The executive office of health and human services shall provide coverage to eligible children and adolescents from birth to age 18 inclusive who meet the eligibility requirements of clause (c) of sub-section 2 of this section, and to pregnant women under section 10E, regardless of the availability of federal funding under Title XXI of the Social Security Act; provided however that the executive office shall seek to maximize federal financial participation in the program through the demonstration project under Title XIX of the Social Security Act, or under the authority of Title XXI, if funding is available.