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Senate Bill No. 1155

Public Act No. 05-43

AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSITIONAL MEDICAL ASSISTANCE COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL LAW.

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

Section 1. Subsection (g) of section 17b-261 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2005):

(g) To the extent permitted by federal law, Medicaid eligibility shall be extended for two years to a family that becomes ineligible for medical assistance under Section 1931 of the Social Security Act while one of its members who is a caretaker relative is employed or due to receipt of child support income. [or a family with an adult who, within six months of becoming ineligible under Section 1931 of the Social Security Act becomes employed. ]

Approved May 18, 2005