Key Votes

SB 541 - Expanding Children's Health Coverage - Key Vote

Kansas Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Expanding Children's Health Coverage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands health coverage under Kansas' State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).

Highlights:
- Expands coverage to children living in households at or below 225 percent of the federal poverty income guidelines in 2009 and 250 percent in 2010 and thereafter [Sec. 1 (b)(7)]. - Subjects expanded coverage to available funding. If funding is insufficient, a lower income threshold may be used to determine eligibility [Sec. 1 (g)]. - Requires all persons applying for coverage to provide documentation of citizenship or immigration status for [Sec. 1 (d)(9)].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) (30-8) -

Title: Expanding Children's Health Coverage

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