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Key Votes

2nd Sub SB 5093 - Affordable Health Care Coverage for Children - Key Vote

Washington Key Votes

Dawn Morrell voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Affordable Health Care Coverage for Children

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (68-28) - (Key vote)

Title: Affordable Health Care Coverage for Children

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands health care for children and sets standards for in-school nutrition.

Highlights:
-Provides low cost health care to minors whose family income is less than 250% of the federal poverty level [sec. 2(1)]. -Provides low cost health care to minors whose family income is less than 300% of the federal poverty level as of 2009 [sec. 2(1)]. -Establishes an outreach program to improve enrollment in health care insurance programs and health education for children and their parents [sec. 2(6)]. -Requires for the Department of Health and Human Services to determine rules, premiums, and eligibility for coverage [sec. 2(2); sec. 2(5)(a)]. -Sets standards for schools to offer only healthy food and drinks by 2010 [sec. 5(2)]. -Establishes a school health task force to review and provide recommendations [sec. 6].
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (38-9) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Affordable Health Care Coverage for Children

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