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Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 7233

   
 

*SB0082007233SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. FRANTZ, 36th Dist.

SEN. HARTLEY, 15th Dist.

REP. SIMMONS, 144th Dist.

REP. YACCARINO, 87th Dist.

SEN. SOMERS, 18th Dist.

SEN. GERRATANA, 6th Dist.

REP. STEINBERG, 136th Dist.

REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st Dist.

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 820

File No. 408

Cal. No. 205

"AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY OF PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS UNDER THE SMALL BUSINESS EXPRESS PROGRAM. "

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. (Effective October 1, 2017) The Commissioner of Economic and Community Development, in consultation with the Connecticut State Medical Society, shall review the application process for the Small Business Express program, established under section 32-7g of the general statutes, as amended by this act, to ensure that said program facilitates the participation of physicians and physician's offices in the program and, if necessary, modify such application process to facilitate and reduce unnecessary barriers to physicians' and physician's offices' participation in the program. On or before January 1, 2018, the commissioner shall report, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes, to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to public health and commerce on the findings and results of the review and any proposed modification to the program required under this section. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

October 1, 2017

New section