Amend CSSB 1188 by adding the following appropriately 
numbered SECTION to the bill and renumbering subsequent SECTIONS of 
the bill accordingly:
	SECTION __.  CONTINUOUS ELIGIBILITY.  Section 32.0261, Human 
Resources Code, is amended to read as follows:
	Sec. 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 end of the six-month period following [first 
anniversary of] the date on which the child's eligibility was 
determined; or
		(2)  the child's 19th birthday.