SB 1251 Modifies laws on the Metabolic Formula Distribution Program
Sponsor: Shields
LR Number: 5384S.03C Fiscal Note: 5384-03
Committee: Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health
Last Action: 5/12/2006 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection Journal Page:
Title: SCS SB 1251 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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SCS/SB 1251 - This act modifies the provisions relating to the Metabolic Formula Distribution Program. Under current law, formula for the treatment of inherited diseases of amino acids and organic acids are provided to persons meeting certain criteria and an income-based means test determined by the Department of Health and Senior Services. This act modifies those provisions to provide that in addition to the current program, the formula shall be available to an applicant between the ages six to eighteen whose family income is below five hundred percent of the federal poverty level.

ADRIANE CROUSE