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CSSB 4 - Senior Benefits Payment Program - Key Vote

Alaska Key Votes

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Legislation - Replaced by Substitute (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (14-2) - (Key vote)

Title: Senior Benefits Payment Program

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases medical income eligibility for seniors, minors, and pregnant women, and amends medical income eligibility for persons under 19 and pregnant women.

Highlights:
-Increases the level of medical assistance eligibility for persons under age 19 and pregnant women whose household income does not exceed 175 percent of the federal poverty line for Alaska. (Sec. 1). -Increases the monthly payments for seniors over the age of 65 by $175, $150, and $100 if the individual's income does not exceed 100 percent, 135 Percent, 150 percent respectively, of the federal poverty guidelines. (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Senior Benefits Payment Program

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