FIRST REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 392

91ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY


INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES CAMPBELL, KELLEY (47), JOLLY AND FARES.

Read 1st time January 16, 2001, and 1000 copies ordered printed.

TED WEDEL, Chief Clerk

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AN ACT

To amend chapter 660, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to federally qualified health centers.




Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:

Section A. Chapter 660, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 660.026, to read as follows:

660.026. Subject to appropriation, the director of the department of social services, or the director's designee, may contract with and provide funding support to federally qualified health centers, as defined in 42 U.S.C. Section 1396d(1)(2)(B), in this state. Funds appropriated pursuant to this section shall be used to assist such centers in ensuring that health care, including dental care, is available to needy persons in this state. Such funds may also be used by centers for capital expansion, infrastructure redesign or other similar uses if federal funding is not available for such purposes.



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