House Bill 1

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/18/20: returned to Health & Welfare (S)
Title AN ACT relating to public welfare.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1154
Sponsors D. Meade , D. Osborne, C. McCoy, S. Miles, K. Moser, J. Tipton
Summary of Original Version Create various new sections of KRS 205 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to utilize a single electronic benefit transfer card for each beneficiary; to prohibit beneficiaries from withdrawing cash using an electronic benefit transfer card; to prohibit the use of cash assistance benefits to purchase certain items or make purchases at certain establishments; to establish that an individual who traffics in electronic benefit transfer cards may be deemed ineligible for public assistance benefits; to restrict the use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits when purchasing certain beverages; to direct the cabinet to join the SNAP National Accuracy Clearinghouse; to require the cabinet to seek certain federal Medicaid and SNAP waivers; to require the cabinet to implement a community engagement program for Medicaid beneficiaries when Medicaid expenditures reach a certain level; and to direct the Attorney General to bring an action against the cabinet if the provisions of this act are not fully implemented; amend KRS 6.940 to reestablish the Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee as the Public Assistance Oversight and Advisory Committee; amend KRS 205.200 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to use only the most recent income data when determining eligibility; amend KRS 205.2005 to require that a Medicaid beneficiary who is convicted of a drug related felony offense seek substance use disorder treatment in order to remain eligible for benefits; amend KRS 205.725 to require the cabinet to upon receipt of an application for public assistance to take action to assure that the responsible parent or parents provides support to a child and to require that the custodial parent of a needy dependent child provide the cabinet with certain information to assist in assuring that child support is provided; and amend KRS 441.045 to require that a county jailer notify the cabinet when a county prisoner is incarcerated and when they are released.
Index Headings of Original Version Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Studies Directed - Program Review and Investigations Committee, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, directed
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename
Task Forces, Legislative Branch - Substance Use Recovery Task Force, established
Local Mandate - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 4
House Floor Amendment 5
House Floor Amendment 6
House Floor Amendment 7
House Floor Amendment 8
House Floor Amendment 9
House Floor Amendment 10
House Floor Amendment 11
House Floor Amendment 12
House Floor Amendment 13
House Floor Amendment 14
House Floor Amendment 15
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/27/20
  • introduced in House
01/29/20
  • to Health and Family Services (H)
02/18/20
  • posted in committee
02/19/20
  • taken from Health and Family Services (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Health and Family Services (H)
02/20/20
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 21, 2020
  • floor amendments (1), (2), (3), (4), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12), (13), (14), and (15) filed to Committee Substitute; floor amendment (5) filed to bill
02/21/20
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (10) ruled not germane
  • floor amendments (1) (6) (7) and (9) defeated
  • passed 58-32 with Committee Substitute (1), floor amendments (3), (4), (14), (15) and committee amendment (1-title)
02/24/20
  • received in Senate
02/26/20
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/17/20
  • taken from Health & Welfare (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)
03/18/20
  • taken from Health & Welfare (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statements Fiscal Note to House Committee Substitute 1
Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; exclude child placement assistance payments from the requirement for a single EBT card for each beneficiary; reduce the threshold for implementing Medicaid community from 75% to 50% of the General Fund request for the provision of Medicaid Service for the expansion population; delete prohibition on cash withdrawals using EBT cards, provisions limiting the use of SNAP benefits to purchase energy drinks and soft drinks and provisions related to permanent ineligibility for Medicaid; establish new language to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to join various United State Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service demonstration projects; require the cabinet to design and develop a health insurance option for individuals earning between 138% and 200% of the federal poverty level; require the cabinet to analyze Temporary Assistance for Needy Families expenditures; increase the asset limit for TANF applicants; establish the Substance Use Recovery Task Force; require the Program Review and Investigations Committee to study TANF expenditures.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename
Studies Directed - Program Review and Investigations Committee, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, directed
Task Forces, Legislative Branch - Substance Use Recovery Task Force, established

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Meade
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 1

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Delete language related to determining that an individual shall be permanently prohibited from qualifying for public assistance programs.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Amend KRS 205.2005 to require that the cost of treatment for substance abuse or patient navigation by a social worker shall be a covered Medicaid benefit for incarcerated individuals.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Create new language related to determining public assistance eligibility for the Kentucky Transition Assistance Program.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor K. Moser
Summary Amend KRS 205.2005 to require the cost of treatment for substance abuse or patient navigation by a social worker to be a covered Medicaid benefit for incarcerated individuals.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

Amendment House Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor D. Meade
Summary Create a new section of KRS 205 to permit a designated person to be a protective payee for a minor child; create a new section of KRS 205 to exclude foster care payments, kinship care payments, fictive kin care payments, or relative placement payments from the definition of public assistance.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

Amendment House Floor Amendment 6
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Establish language to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to determine beyond a reasonable doubt if an individual violates any of the requirements of how to use cash public assistance benefits.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

Amendment House Floor Amendment 7
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Amend KRS 205.200 to delete the asset limit for public assistance eligibility.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

Amendment House Floor Amendment 8
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Amend KRS 205.2005 to add exemption from federal law for convicted drug offenders for public assistance benefits; require that substance use disorder and behavioral health peer support services be provided to individuals during incarceration and referral for substance use disorder and behavioral health services upon release; require the cabinet to provide training to judges, probation and parole officers, outreach workers, and healthcare providers on making referrals for treatment for individuals upon release from incarceration.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

Amendment House Floor Amendment 9
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Delete provisions related to the Medicaid community engagement work requirements.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

Amendment House Floor Amendment 10
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Establish language to require that any casino, establishment, or facility that violates any provision any of the requirements of how to use cash public assistance benefits shall be fined $500 for the first offense and $1,000 for each subsequent offense.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

Amendment House Floor Amendment 11
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to prepare and pursue federal waiver authorization to utilize Medicaid resources to provide substance use disorder treatment to incarcerated individuals.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

Amendment House Floor Amendment 12
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Establish language to rename the Public Assistance Oversight and Advisory Committee as the Community Based Services Oversight and Advisory Committee.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

Amendment House Floor Amendment 13
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Appropriate an amount of fund equal to the administrative cost of Sections 1 to 14 of this Act to the Kentucky Employees Retirement Trust Fund beginning in fiscal year 2020-2021 and each biennium thereafter.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename
Retirement and Pensions - Kentucky Employees Retirement Fund, fund appropriated
Appropriations - Appropriation to Kentucky Employees Retirement Trust Fund

Amendment House Floor Amendment 14
Sponsor K. Moser
Summary Amend KRS 205.2005 to add exemption from federal law for convicted drug offenders for public assistance benefits and delete provisions for restricted eligibility for drug offenders.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

Amendment House Floor Amendment 15
Sponsor D. Meade
Summary Permit a custodial parent who is disqualified from receiving public assistance to designate a protective payee to receive public assistance payments on behalf of a minor child; clarify that public assistance does not include foster care payments, kinship care payments, fictive kin care payments, or relative placement payments.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
Federal Laws and Regulations - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, waiver request, require
Jails and Jailers - Notification regarding county prisoners, require
Public Assistance - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, benefits, restriction on use
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance reform
Medicaid - Enrollment in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, electronic benefit transfer cards
Attorney General - Action against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, permitted
Committees - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, rename

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