H.R.4708 - Reinstatement of Personal Responsibility for Immigrants Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Tiahrt, Todd [R-KS-4] (Introduced 02/25/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||02/25/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4708 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/25/2010)
Reinstatement of Personal Responsibility for Immigrants Act of 2010 - Amends titles XIX (Medicaid) and XXI (Children's Health Insurance Program) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act to repeal the authority of states to elect to provide medical assistance to children and pregnant women who are lawfully residing in the United States, notwithstanding the mandatory five-year delay for general coverage of legal immigrants.
Requires CHIP to participate in the state income and eligibility verification system (SAVE program).
Requires application under Medicaid and CHIP of the citizenship verification procedures that applied before enactment of the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA).
Rescinds unobligated amounts under CHIPRA for the alternative state process for verification of declaration of citizenship or nationality for purposes of eligibility for Medicaid and CHIP.