Auxiliary grant program; Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services to study. (SJ236)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; auxiliary grant program; report. Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care (JCHC) to study the auxiliary grant program. In conducting its study, JCHC is directed to (i) evaluate current funding for the auxiliary grant program and recommend strategies to increase funding, (ii) examine the extent of goods and services currently covered and paid for by the auxiliary grant program and recommend strategies to expand allowable costs, and (iii) evaluate the extent of allowable family and third-party contributions for services provided to auxiliary grant recipients that are not considered for purposes of eligibility or calculating the amount of an auxiliary grant and recommend strategies to expand the list of such allowable contributions. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100946D
01/09/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
01/27/2015Reported from Rules with substitute
01/27/2015Committee substitute printed 15104448D-S1
01/29/2015Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Read second time
01/30/2015Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104448D-S1
01/30/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SJ236S1
02/02/2015Read third time and agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/06/2015Placed on Calendar
02/06/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
02/13/2015Tabled in Rules