Bill Text For SB0584 - House Floor Version

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 3|             1st Session of the 58th Legislature (2021)                |
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  |BILL NO. 584                         By: Dahm, Bullard, Treat, Jett,   |
 5|                                         Stephens, Bergstrom and       |
  |                                         Taylor of the Senate          |
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  |                                         Olsen and Gann of the House   |
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  |       An Act relating to defunding of fetal body parts                |
11|       trafficking; amending Section 3, Chapter 202, O.S.L.            |
  |       2018 (56 O.S. Supp. 2020, Section 1005.4), which                |
12|       relates to provider eligibility; excluding certain              |
  |       providers from eligibility for funding from political           |
13|       subdivision; providing an effective date; and                   |
  |       declaring an emergency.                                         |
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17|BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA:                  |
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18|    SECTION 1.     AMENDATORY     Section 3, Chapter 202, O.S.L.       |
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19|2018 (56 O.S. Supp. 2020, Section 1005.4), is amended to read as       |
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20|follows:                                                               |
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21|    Section 1005.4.  A.  No provider shall be eligible for             |
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22|reimbursement through Medicaid or any other federal or state program   |
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23|or any other funding from any political subdivision of this state      |
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24|including but not limited to cities, towns, municipalities or          |
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 1|counties, directly or by subcontract with any other party, if that     |
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 2|provider, or any affiliate of that provider, has been found by a       |
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 3|court of law, either civilly or criminally, to have violated 42        |
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 4|U.S.C., Section 289g-2 (2010) or any other federal or state law        |
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 5|prohibiting trafficking in fetal body parts.                           |
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 6|    B.  Any provider found to be ineligible for reimbursement or       |
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 7|other funding pursuant to this section shall be able to reapply        |
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 8|after a period of five (5) years and a showing that they and their     |
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 9|affiliates no longer participate in the trafficking of fetal body      |
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10|parts.                                                                 |
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11|    C.  Within sixty (60) calendar days of receipt of a complaint of   |
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12|a violation under this section, the Oklahoma Health Care Authority     |
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13|shall publish the findings of its investigation of the complaint and   |
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14|issue a determination of whether a provider has committed a            |
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15|violation of the provisions of this section.  Nothing in this act      |
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16|the Defunding Fetal-Body-Parts Trafficking Act shall preclude other    |
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17|law enforcement entities or a party in qui tam litigation from         |
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18|initiating action regarding this section.                              |
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19|    SECTION 2.  This act shall become effective July 1, 2021.          |
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20|    SECTION 3.  It being immediately necessary for the preservation    |
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21|of the public peace, health or safety, an emergency is hereby          |
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22|declared to exist, by reason whereof this act shall take effect and    |
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23|be in full force from and after its passage and approval.              |
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 1|COMMITTEE REPORT BY: COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, dated 03/31/2021 -    |
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