Maine LD 350: An Act To Expedite MaineCare Payments for School Administrative Units

LD 350 (subjects: SCHOOL FUNDING FORMULA , ESSENTIAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=350&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Nathan Libby of Androscoggin: (D – District 21) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

8 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/10/2015 Senate Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Langley of Hancock REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
2/10/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/7/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED.

READ ONCE.

Committee Amendment “A” (S-16) READ and ADOPTED.
ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING NEXT LEGISLATIVE DAY.
4/9/2015 Senate COMMITTEE ON BILLS IN THE SECOND READING REPORTS NO FURTHER VERBAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY, Senator Saviello, Senate Chair. REPORT ACCEPTED.
READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (S-16).
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
4/14/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
4/16/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (S-16).
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/23/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/28/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 350 as originally introduced. L.D. 350 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (S-16) .

An Act To Expedite MaineCare Payments for School Administrative Units

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA 15689-A, sub- 22, as enacted by PL 2011, c. 655, Pt. C, 11, is amended to read:

22. MaineCare seed for school administrative units. The commissioner may deduct from a school administrative unit’s state subsidy and pay on behalf of the school administrative unit allowable school-based costs that represent the school administrative unit’s portion of MaineCare payments. A transfer of payment by the department to the Department of Health and Human Services must be made pursuant to a schedule agreed upon by the Department of Health and Human Services and the department no later than 90 days after the incurrence of the allowable school-based costs and based on documentation of payments made from MaineCare funds. The detail of such deductions must be provided to the school administrative unit no later than 90 days after the incurrence of the allowable school-based costs.

SUMMARY

This bill provides that the Department of Education must provide the transfer of payment to the Department of Health and Human Services on behalf of school administrative units no later than 90 days after the incurrence of the allowable school-based costs that represent the school administrative unit’s portion of MaineCare payments. The detail of such deductions must be provided to the school administrative unit no later than 90 days after the incurrence of the allowable school-based costs.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


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