| Session - 129th Maine Legislature
C "A", Filing Number H-241, Sponsored by
Amend the bill in section 1 in subsection 2 by striking out all of paragraph B (page 1, lines 10 and 11 in L.D.) and inserting the following:
Amend the bill in section 3 in subsection 2 by striking out all of paragraph B (page 1, lines 25 and 26 in L.D.) and inserting the following:
Amend the bill in section 5 in subsection 2 by striking out all of paragraph B (page 2, lines 3 and 4 in L.D.) and inserting the following:
Amend the bill by adding after section 8 the following:
‘Sec. 9. Calculation and transfer; premium costs. The State Budget Officer shall calculate the amount of increased premium costs that apply to each General Fund account and Highway Fund account for all departments and agencies and transfer the amounts by financial order upon the approval of the Governor. The transfers are considered adjustments to appropriations in fiscal year 2020-21.
Sec. 10. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
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Initiative: Provides ongoing funds for increased premium costs to departments and agencies statewide as a result of the State Employee Health Plan being required to cover hearing aids.
|GENERAL FUND TOTAL||$0||$158,492|
|HIGHWAY FUND TOTAL||$0||$56,779|
Amend the bill by relettering or renumbering any nonconsecutive Part letter or section number to read consecutively.
This amendment adds language to clarify the requirement that the purchase of a hearing aid in accordance with the bill's coverage must be done in accordance with federal and state laws, regulations and rules for the dispensing of hearing aids. The amendment also adds an appropriations and allocations section and provides for the calculation and transfer of amounts for premium costs by financial order.
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