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Federal Legislation, Select - 81st R.S. (2009)

[ Report ]
Committee Members
Rep. John Zerwas, Chair
Rep. Garnet Coleman, Vice Chair
Rep. Dan Branch
Rep. Warren Chisum
Rep. Ellen Cohen
Rep. Donna Howard
Rep. Susan Lewis King
Rep. Lois W. Kolkhorst
Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer
Rep. Tommy Merritt
Rep. Geanie Morrison
Rep. Elliott Naishtat
Rep. Solomon P. Ortiz, Jr.
Rep. Tara Rios Ybarra
Rep. Mark Shelton
1. review and monitor significant pending federal legislation to the extent such legislation preempts state authority. In addition, the committee shall monitor the implementation of unfunded mandates, including those that could violate the federal Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995. The committee's work should include monitoring Congress's health care reform efforts and their potential impact on the state's health care system, health insurance regulation statutes and policies, Medicaid and children's health insurance programs, eligibility system, workforce recruitment and retention, and health care financing mechanisms.

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