HB1108 (2006) Detail

(New Title) relative to the transfer of funds among PAUs within a department and relative to the temporary provision of assistance to persons eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare services and extending the appropriation therefor.


CHAPTER 96

HB 1108 – FINAL VERSION

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2006 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 1108

AN ACT relative to the transfer of funds among PAUs within a department and relative to the temporary provision of assistance to persons eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare services and extending the appropriation therefor.

SPONSORS: Rep. King, Coos 1; Sen. Morse, Dist 22

COMMITTEE: Finance

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill permits departments to transfer up to $2,500 among the department’s PAUs without prior approval of the fiscal committee and the governor and council.

The bill also extends the authority and appropriation for the supplemental pharmacy assistance program providing temporary assistance in the purchase of pharmaceuticals by persons eligible for services under both Medicaid and Medicare.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

AN ACT relative to the transfer of funds among PAUs within a department and relative to the temporary provision of assistance to persons eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare services and extending the appropriation therefor.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

96:1 Budget and Appropriations; Transfers Authorized; Minimum Amount for Prior Approval. Amend RSA 9:16-a to read as follows:

9:16-a Transfers Authorized. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, every department as defined in RSA 9:1 is hereby authorized[, subject to the prior approval of the fiscal committee and the approval of the governor and council,] to transfer funds within and among all PAUs within said department, provided that any transfer of $2,500 or more shall require prior approval of the fiscal committee and the governor and council, and provided that no funds may be transferred in violation of the provisions of RSA 9:17-a, 17-b, or 17-c or in violation of any restrictions otherwise provided by law or to or from any account, except accounts in the department of health and human services, which is not composed of the same funding source mix.

96:2 Supplemental Pharmacy Assistance; Appropriation Extended. Amend 2006, 2:2 to read as follows:

2:2 Appropriation; Supplemental Pharmacy Assistance. Up to the sum of $500,000 for the [fiscal year] biennium ending June 30, [2006] 2007 is hereby appropriated to the department of health and human services, for the purpose of providing supplemental pharmacy assistance. The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for said sum out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. If the commissioner determines additional funds are needed to provide the supplemental pharmacy assistance the commissioner, with the approval of the legislative fiscal committee, may expend other funds appropriated to the department for this purpose.

96:3 Supplemental Pharmacy Program Extended; Prospective Repeal Extended. Amend 2006, 2:4, I to read as follows:

I. Section 3 of this act shall take effect [March 1, 2006] July 1, 2007.

96:4 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved: May 9, 2006

Effective: May 9, 2006

Links

HB1108 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB1108 Revision: 9385 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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