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LRBa0484/1
TJD:amn
January 2017 Special Session
2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
SENATE AMENDMENT 1,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 2
May 2, 2017 - Offered by Senators Erpenbach, L. Taylor, Carpenter, Vinehout,
Johnson, Hansen, Wirch, Bewley, Shilling, Miller, Ringhand and Risser.
AB2-SA1,1,11 At the locations indicated, amend the bill as follows:
AB2-SA1,1,2 21. Page 2, line 9: after that line insert:
AB2-SA1,1,3 3 Section 3m. 49.45 (60) of the statutes is created to read:
AB2-SA1,1,124 49.45 (60) Suspension of benefits for jail inmates. The department shall
5suspend, instead of revoke, eligibility for the Medical Assistance program under this
6subchapter while an individual who is a recipient of Medical Assistance benefits is
7an inmate of a county jail such that the individual is eligible for Medical Assistance
8benefits immediately upon release from jail. If implementation of this subsection
9requires approval from the federal department of health and human services, the
10department shall seek approval from the federal department of health and human
11services to implement this subsection and shall implement this subsection to the
12extent approved.”.
AB2-SA1,1,1313 (End)
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