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SF 910

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 02/20/2015 08:52am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; providing assistance grants; appropriating money.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
REFERRAL AND ASSISTANCE GRANTS.
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new text begin (a) $100,000 in fiscal year 2016 and $100,000 in fiscal year 2017 are appropriated
from the general fund to the commissioner of human services for grants under paragraph
(b). This is a onetime appropriation.
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new text begin (b) The commissioner of human services shall award grants to nonprofit programs
that provide immigration legal services and assistance, based on indigency, to individuals
with emergency medical conditions or complex and chronic health conditions who are
currently ineligible for medical assistance or other public health care programs, but who
may meet eligibility requirements. The grantees, in collaboration with hospitals and
safety net providers, shall provide referral assistance to connect individuals identified
under this paragraph with alternative resources and services to assist in meeting their
health care needs.
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