Bill Status of HB6178 97th General Assembly
Short Description: SENIORS PHARMA ASSISTNC RELIEF
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.
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.