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SF 3618

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/10/2022 04:29pm

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underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; providing MinnesotaCare eligibility for undocumented
noncitizens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256L.04, subdivision 10.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256L.04, subdivision 10, is amended to read:


Subd. 10.

Citizenship requirements.

(a) Eligibility for MinnesotaCare is deleted text beginlimiteddeleted text endnew text begin
available
new text end to citizens or nationals of the United States deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text begin,new text end lawfully present noncitizens as
defined in Code of Federal Regulations, title 8, section 103.12deleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin, andnew text end undocumented
noncitizens deleted text beginare ineligible for MinnesotaCaredeleted text end. For purposes of this subdivision, an
undocumented noncitizen is an individual who resides in the United States without the
approval or acquiescence of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. Families
with children who are citizens or nationals of the United States must cooperate in obtaining
satisfactory documentary evidence of citizenship or nationality according to the requirements
of the federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, Public Law 109-171.

(b) Notwithstanding subdivisions 1 and 7, eligible persons include families and
individuals who are deleted text beginlawfully present anddeleted text end ineligible for medical assistance by reason of
immigration status and who have incomes equal to or less than 200 percent of federal poverty
guidelines.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2023.
new text end