LD 1762
PUBLIC Law, Chapter 451

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An Act To Ensure Sustainable Health Care Access in the Jackman Region

Emergency preamble. Whereas,  acts and resolves of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and

Whereas,  health care access is an integral part of health care in the State; and

Whereas,  the Jackman Community Health Center provides vital 24-hour medical services for the northern Somerset County region; and

Whereas,  the Jackman Community Health Center's financial situation puts these services at risk; and

Whereas,  without these medical services many of the most vulnerable residents would no longer be able to remain in the region; and

Whereas,  in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and require the following legislation as immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety; now, therefore,

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.


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Initiative: Provides funding for health care access at the Jackman Community Health Center.

GENERAL FUND 2017-18 2018-19
All Other
$0 $150,000
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Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this legislation takes effect when approved.

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 128th Legislature, Second Special Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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