Maine LD 633: An Act To Improve the Health of Maine Citizens and the Economy of Maine by Providing Affordable Market-based Coverage Options to Low-income Uninsured Citizens

LD 633 (subjects: INSURANCE , HEALTH )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=633&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support | In The News


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Thomas Saviello of Franklin: (R – District 17) — e-mail

2 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/3/2015 Senate Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
3/5/2015 House On motion of Representative McCABE of Skowhegan, the Bill was TABLED pending REFERENCE in concurrence.
Later today assigned.
3/5/2015 House Unfinished Business
3/10/2015 House Unfinished Business
3/11/2015 House Speaker laid before the House
Subsequently, the Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/30/2015 Senate CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. in concurrence
6/30/2015 House Carried over to any special and/or regular session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992.
6/30/2015 Senate CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. , in concurrence.
4/8/2016 Senate Reports READ
On motion by Senator CUSHING of Penobscot Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT
4/11/2016 Senate Unfinished Business
4/12/2016 Senate Taken from the table by the President
Motion by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin to ACCEPT The Minority Ought Not To Pass Report FAILED
Roll Call Ordered Roll Call Number 665 Yeas 17 – Nays 18 – Excused 0 – Absent 0
The Majority Ought to Pass As Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (S-487) Report ACCEPTED
READ ONCE
Committee Amendment “A” (S-487) READ and ADOPTED
Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED by Committee Amendment “A” (S-487)
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence
4/13/2016 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative GATTINE of Westbrook, the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report was ACCEPTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 615
(Yeas 85 – Nays 64 – Absent 2 – Excused 0)
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (S-487) was READ and ADOPTED.
Under suspension of the rules, the Bill was given its SECOND READING without REFERENCE to the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (S-487).
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/13/2016 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/14/2016 Senate On motion by Senator HAMPER of Oxford PLACED ON THE SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE pending ENACTMENT in concurrence
4/29/2016 Senate In possession of the Senate when the Senate ADJOURNED SINE DIE and PLACED IN THE LEGISLATIVE FILES (DEAD).

Bill Text

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An Act To Improve the Health of Maine Citizens and the Economy of Maine by Providing Affordable Market-based Coverage Options to Low-income Uninsured Citizens

CONCEPT DRAFT

SUMMARY

This bill is a concept draft pursuant to Joint Rule 208.

This bill proposes to establish an affordable market-based program to provide health insurance coverage to low-income uninsured Maine citizens who earn less than 133% of the federal poverty level. The program would be modeled after the Insure Tennessee program and the SHARE Plan program in Wyoming.

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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This information about LD 633 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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