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SB 36: Child Healthcare Access (2011)


Senate Bill 36 would allow counties who participate in the County Health Initiative Matching Fund program (CHIM) to provide healthcare coverage to qualified low-income children who are unable to enroll in the Healthy Families Program or whose family income is at or below 400% of the federal poverty level (FPL).

After the bill passed the Legislature, Senator Simitian sent a letter to the Governor urging his signature.

For more information, you can read the SB 36 "Fact Sheet" prepared by a member of Senator Simitian's staff.

Final Status and Text

SB 36 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Signed into Law

You can read its final text on the Legislature's Bill Information site.

News & Press Releases about SB 36

12/27/2011 - Simitian Bills Become Law on January 1

10/03/2011 - Simitian Bill to Boost Kids' Health Insurance Signed by Governor

09/01/2011 - Simitian Bill To Boost Kids' Health Insurance Sent To Governor For Approval

06/03/2011 - Simitian Bill To Boost Kids' Health Insurance Passes Senate

01/27/2011 - Simitian Introduces Bill To Boost Kids' Health Insurance

01/26/2011 - Legislature must clear the way to help San Mateo kids