Sunday, June 16, 2024
Sunday, June 16, 2024

House Adjourns Special Session Sine Die

The House completed action for the extraordinary session this afternoon. 

The House changed the effective date on Senate Bill 1011. It is now effective May 22, 2024. 

The House also reconsidered action on Senate Bill 1001. The body concurred with the Senate’s amendments to complete legislative action. The Senate’s amendments allow the secretaries of the Department of Health and the Department of Human Services to transfer money out of a new reserve fund to provide money for other line items, such as Medicaid and the intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) waiver program. However, there is no requirement that the money be spent on these programs. The House had amended the bill to put requirements and line items into the bill. But the Senate made it clear it would not be accepting this amendment by adjourning sine die. The House decided that passing this form of the bill at least provides the money to the departments and the departments can report on the spending on the months to come. 

The House is adjourned sine die. 

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