[Nfbmo] Blind Medical Health Care update
cjmc404 at hotmail.com
Tue May 1 18:48:36 UTC 2012
The conference committee members from the Senate have been appointed; they
are: Senators Schaefer, Brown, Krauss, Green and Curls. I am unsure who the
House conferees will be.
From: "Gene Coulter" <escoulter at centurytel.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2012 12:48 PM
To: "NFB MO List" <nfbmo at nfbnet.org>
Subject: [Nfbmo] Blind Medical Health Care update
> On April 30 the House refused to accept the Senate amendments to the
> appropriations bill for the Department of Social Services (HB 2011) which
> contains the provision to provide Health Care for persons getting Blind
> pension. Therefore a conference committee will be appointed half from the
> Senate and half from the House. Rep. Silvey is the bill’s initial sponsor
> so he will undoubtably be on the committee.
> I spoke with Rep. Kelly’s office and two important things are happening.
> Conference committee will be appointed today. and secondly, the conference
> will meet and the bill will be voted on this week by the full House and
> Senate. We will not have much time to act at all once the committee is
> appointed; but act we must.
> Until we are able to get the list of the conference committee members
> everyone should perioically check House.MO.gov and do a bill search for
> HB2011 and there should be a place where members of the Conference will
> listed once the committee is formed. Email and call and have friends,
> neighbors, and enemies call on our behalf.
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