SB 901
Establishes the "Joint Committee on Health"
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Last Action:
5/4/2006 - Voted Do Pass H Health Care Policy Committee
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Emergency clause

Current Bill Summary

SB 901 - This act establishes the Joint Committee on Health. The committee will consist of five members of the Senate and five members of the House. All state departments, commissions, and offices responsible for the administration of health care policies, mental health and social services shall cooperate with and assist the committee in the performance of its duties.

The committee's duties include analyzing and developing policy proposals to reach the goal of all citizens of the state having affordable healthcare available to them and to improve the delivery of healthcare services in Missouri. In addition, the committee shall monitor the design and implementation of any initiatives proposed by the Missouri Medicaid Reform Commission.

This act contains an emergency clause.