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SF 4159

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/17/2020 11:06am

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to veterans; authorizing the provision of dental services for residents of
veterans homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 198.006.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 198.006, is amended to read:


198.006 SUPPLEMENTAL PROGRAMS.

new text begin (a) new text endThe commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end work with federal, state, local, and private agencies to
develop alternative institutional and noninstitutional care programs for veterans to supplement
the mission of the homes. Veterans shall be afforded the least restrictive, most appropriate
level of care available.

new text begin (b) The commissioner may work with federal, state, local, and private entities to make
available appropriate dental services for veterans homes residents. The commissioner may
engage with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to support the dental benefits
program authorized under this paragraph.
new text end