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 Bill Status of HB6178  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  SENIORS PHARMA ASSISTNC RELIEF

House Sponsors
Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson - Mary E. Flowers, Adam Brown, Daniel V. Beiser, Patrick J. Verschoore, Kelly M. Cassidy, Rita Mayfield, Lou Lang, André M. Thapedi and Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Seniors Pharmaceutical Assistance Relief Program Act. Provides that it is the purpose of this Act to ensure that the State's senior population has access to affordable prescription drugs. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, beginning July 1, 2012, to establish and administer a Seniors Pharmaceutical Assistance Relief Program with the cooperation of local area agencies on aging. Contains provisions concerning eligibility standards; application standards; and rulemaking. Effective July 1, 2012.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  5/29/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/29/2012HouseFirst Reading
  5/29/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  6/11/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  6/11/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  7/5/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  7/19/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  9/20/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  9/21/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  10/30/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  11/5/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André M. Thapedi
  11/9/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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