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Substitute House Bill No. 6438

Public Act No. 05-1

AN ACT EXTENDING HUSKY PLAN, PART A BENEFITS FOR PARENTS AND NEEDY CARETAKER RELATIVES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 17b-261 of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (i) as follows (Effective from passage):

(NEW) (i) Any person receiving medical assistance pursuant to subsection (g) of this section who becomes ineligible for such assistance from March 31, 2005, to May 31, 2005, inclusive, shall continue to be eligible for such medical assistance through June 30, 2005. On and after July 1, 2005, such person shall not be eligible for medical assistance provided in accordance with this subsection and the Department of Social Services shall not pay for any such assistance provided to such person on or after July 1, 2005.

Sec. 2. (Effective from passage) The sum of $ 7,500,000 is appropriated to the Department of Social Services, from the General Fund, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2005, for Medicaid.

Approved March 10, 2005