Strike Section 2.72 and insert a new section 2.72 to read as 
	SECTION 2.72. Section 32.0261, Human Resources Code, is 
amended to read as follows:
	§ 32.0261. Continuous Eligibility.  The department shall 
adopt rules in accordance with 42 U.S.C. Section 1396a(e)(12), as 
amended, to provide for a period of continuous eligibility for a 
child under 19 years of age who is determined to be eligible for 
medical assistance under this chapter.  The rules shall provide 
that the child remains eligible for medical assistance, without 
additional review by the department and regardless of changes in 
the child's resources or income, until the earlier of:
		(1) the first anniversary of the datesix months from 
the date on which the child's eligibility was determined; or
		(2) the child's 19th birthday.