Medicaid enrollees; work search requirements for newly eligible. (SB297)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


DMAS; work search requirements for newly eligible Medicaid enrollees. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to apply for a waiver of certain Medicaid program requirements to establish a work search requirement for newly eligible working-age unemployed and working-age underemployed enrollees and to report on its progress to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2014. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14
01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100741D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/24/2014Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (11-Y 1-N)
01/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/28/2014Passed by for the day
01/29/2014Read second time
01/29/2014Reading of amendments waived
01/29/2014Committee amendments agreed to
01/29/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended SB297E
01/29/2014Printed as engrossed 14100741D-E
01/30/2014Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)
02/03/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB297E)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/27/2014Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.