2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT 30,
TO SENATE BILL 21
July 8, 2015 - Offered by Representatives Johnson,
Subeck and Zamarripa.
At the locations indicated, amend the bill
, as shown by senate substitute 2
amendment 1, as follows:
31. Page 195, line 7
: decrease the dollar amount for fiscal year 2015-16 by 4
$113,100,000 and decrease the dollar amount for fiscal year 2016-17 by 5
$247,400,000 for the purpose of providing Medical Assistance to certain adults with 6
incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty line.
72. Page 210, line 4
: increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2015-16 by 8
$5,000,000 and increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2016-17 by $5,000,000 for 9
the purpose of paying child care subsidies under s. 49.155.
49.155 (6) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
(f) If a child care provider loses a staff member, the department shall 13
give the child care provider a grace period to fill the vacancy during which time the
department may not reduce the provider's quality rating, as described in par. (e). The 2
grace period may not be less than 45 days after the child care provider receives notice 3
of the staff vacancy.".
(p) Direct child care services.
For direct child care services under 6
s. 49.155, $271,400,200 $267,064,700
in fiscal year 2013-14 2015-16
and 7$274,734,000 $285,719,700
in fiscal year 2014-15 2016-17
49.45 (23) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) The department shall request a waiver from the secretary of the 11
federal department of health and human services to permit the department to 12
conduct a demonstration project to provide health care coverage to adults who are 13
under the age of 65, who have family incomes not to exceed 100 133
percent of the 14
poverty line before application of the 5 percent income disregard under 42 CFR
15435.603 (d), except as provided in s. 49.471 (4g)
, and who are not otherwise eligible 16
for medical assistance under this subchapter, the Badger Care health care program 17
under s. 49.665, or Medicare under 42 USC 1395
49.471 (1) (cr) of the statutes is created to read:
(cr) "Enhanced federal medical assistance percentage" means a 21
federal medical assistance percentage described under 42 USC 1396d
(y) or (z).
49.471 (4) (a) 4. b. of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) 4. b. The Except as provided in sub. (4g), the
individual's family 2
income does not exceed 100 133
percent of the poverty line before application of the
35 percent income disregard under 42 CFR 435.603 (d)
49.471 (4g) of the statutes is created to read:
49.471 (4g) Medicaid expansion; federal medical assistance percentage.
For services provided to individuals described under sub. (4) (a) 4. and s. 49.45 (23), 7
the department shall comply with all federal requirements to qualify for the highest 8
available enhanced federal medical assistance percentage. The department shall 9
submit any amendment to the state medical assistance plan, request for a waiver of 10
federal Medicaid law, or other approval required by the federal government to 11
provide services to the individuals described under sub. (4) (a) 4. and s. 49.45 (23) and 12
qualify for the highest available enhanced federal medical assistance percentage.
(b) If the department does not qualify for an enhanced federal medical 14
assistance percentage, or if the enhanced federal medical assistance percentage 15
obtained by the department is lower than printed in federal law as of July 1, 2013, 16
for individuals eligible under sub. (4) (a) 4. or s. 49.45 (23), the department shall 17
submit to the joint committee on finance a fiscal analysis comparing the cost to 18
maintain coverage for adults who are not pregnant and not elderly at up to 133 19
percent of the poverty line to the cost of limiting eligibility to those adults with family 20
incomes up to 100 percent of the poverty line. The department may reduce income 21
eligibility for adults who are not pregnant and not elderly from up to 133 percent of 22
the poverty line to up to 100 percent of the poverty line only if this reduction in income 23
eligibility levels is approved by the joint committee on finance.".
17. Page 1484, line 11
: after "more." insert "That employee retention plan shall 2
require initial assessment staff of that subunit to be paid not less than similarly 3
situated initial assessment case workers employed by Dane County.".
"(5f) Medicaid expansion.
The treatment of sections 49.45 (23) (a) and 49.471 6
(1) (cr), (4) (a) 4. b., and (4g) takes effect on January 1, 2016, or on the day after 7
publication, whichever is later.".