CURRIE-JONES,LOU-O'BRIEN AND HOWARD.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that the
Department shall include a lactation support services program for
participants in the Women, Infants and Children program. Provides
that the program shall pay for lactation equipment as well as
lactation specialists. Provides that the Department shall coordinate
the Women, Infants and Children program with the Medicaid program
though an interagency agreement whereby each program provides
information about the other to applicants for services.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Public Health)
Total estimated cost for FY98 would be $9,937,174.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB619 fails to create a State mandate
under the State Mandates Act.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Makes the lactation support services program permissive rather
than mandatory for the Department and provides that it may be offered
to pregnant and breast feeding women in the Women, Infants and
Children Nutrition Program. Provides that the lactation specialists
need only have completed a lactation management training program, and
not necessarily one sponsored by the United States Department of
Agriculture Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1
HB619, with H-am 1, fails to create a State mandate.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0290
Last action date: 97-08-01
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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