Status Summary

05/17/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance (Updated 5/25/21)

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Booker, Cory A

This act will lift the current five-year wait period that is required for lawfully present immigrants to access Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The act will also remove current restrictions that prevent undocumented immigrants from purchasing care through the Affordable Care Act marketplace. Further, the act provides access to public and affordable health care coverage for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.