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S 756
Session 120 (2013-2014) 

S 0756 General Bill, By Davis
 A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE
 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-35, TO PROVIDE
 THAT MILITARY FAMILIES MAY ENROLL IN A MEDICAID HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED
 WAIVER PROGRAM IN THIS STATE IF SOUTH CAROLINA IS THEIR STATE OF LEGAL
 RESIDENCE, AND TO ALLOW THEM TO MAINTAIN ENROLLMENT IF THE FAMILY IS STATIONED
 OUTSIDE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.

   05/30/13  Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6)
   05/30/13  Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
                     (Senate Journal-page 6)



VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

5/30/2013



S. 756

A BILL

TO AMEND CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-35, TO PROVIDE THAT MILITARY FAMILIES MAY ENROLL IN A MEDICAID HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED WAIVER PROGRAM IN THIS STATE IF SOUTH CAROLINA IS THEIR STATE OF LEGAL RESIDENCE, AND TO ALLOW THEM TO MAINTAIN ENROLLMENT IF THE FAMILY IS STATIONED OUTSIDE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Chapter 6, Title 44 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 44-6-35.    In administering the Community Long-Term Care home and community based waiver program, members of the armed services may enroll an eligible family member in this State if the member of the armed services designates South Carolina as their state of legal residence. A person enrolled pursuant to this section may maintain his enrollment regardless of where the service member is stationed."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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