To amend An Act To enable the District of Columbia to receive Federal financial assistance under title XIX of the Social Security Act for a medical assistance program, and for other purposes, to repeal the requirement that the Mayor submit a plan, modification, or waiver to the District of Columbia Medicaid State Plan to the Council of the District of Columbia for passive review before submission to the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Medical Assistance Program Modernization Amendment Act of 2018".
Amend § 1-307.02
Sec. 2. Section 1(a) of An Act To enable the District of Columbia to receive Federal financial assistance under title XIX of the Social Security Act for a medical assistance program, and for other purposes, approved December 27, 1967 (81 Stat. 744; D.C. Official Code § 1-307.02(a)), is amended as follows:
(a) Paragraph (1) is amended by striking the phrase "In accordance with paragraph (2) of this subsection, the Mayor may submit" and inserting the phrase "The Mayor may submit" in its place.
(b) Paragraph (2) is repealed.
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).
Sec. 4. Effective date.
This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.