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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5968

 

January Session, 2005

 

LCO No. 2259

   

Referred to Committee on Human Services

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. O'BRIEN, 24th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING INCOME ELIGIBILITY LEVELS FOR THE CONNPACE PROGRAM.

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

That subsection (a) of section 17b-492 of the general statutes be amended to increase annual income levels for married and unmarried individuals seeking to enroll in the ConnPACE program by five thousand dollars, and to permit persons with disabilities and the elderly with incomes above the income eligibility thresholds the ability to enroll in the ConnPACE program, provided such persons pay prorated ConnPACE premiums.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase ConnPACE income eligibility limits by five thousand dollars and to provide an option to those with income above program limits to enroll in the ConnPACE program provided such persons pay a prorated ConnPACE premium.