2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to dental care for Pacific Islanders legally residing in Oregon under the Compact of Free Association; and declaring an emergency.|
Appropriates moneys to Department of Consumer and Business Services to contract with vendor to conduct demographic study of dental needs and geographic distribution of COFA citizens in this state and to issue request for information to gauge interest and determine capacity of dental care organizations to provide oral health care to COFA citizens.
Establishes COFA Dental Program in Oregon Health Authority to provide dental care to low-income citizens of Pacific Islands in Compact of Free Association who reside in Oregon and lack access to affordable dental coverage. Specifies eligibility requirements for program and duties of authority in administering program.] Requires department to report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to health, no later than April 15, 2020, findings of study and cost of administering program to provide oral health care to COFA citizens residing in this state. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Budget Report Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Governors Office - Awaiting Signature|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|