H.B. No. 1633
  relating to the determination of eligibility for Medicaid for
  certain persons in the armed forces and their family members.
         SECTION 1.  Section 32.026, Human Resources Code, is amended
  by adding Subsection (d-1) to read as follows:
         (d-1)  In adopting rules under this section, the executive
  commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission shall, to
  the extent allowed by federal law, develop and implement an
  expedited process for determining eligibility for and enrollment in
  the medical assistance program for an active duty member of the
  United States armed forces, reserves, or National Guard or of the
  state military forces, or the spouse or dependent of that person.
         SECTION 2.  If before implementing any provision of this Act
  a state agency determines that a waiver or authorization from a
  federal agency is necessary for implementation of that provision,
  the agency affected by the provision shall request the waiver or
  authorization and may delay implementing that provision until the
  waiver or authorization is granted.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2007.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.B. No. 1633 was passed by the House on May 4,
  2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 142, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B.
  No. 1633 on May 25, 2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 137, Nays 1,
  1 present, not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House   
         I certify that H.B. No. 1633 was passed by the Senate, with
  amendments, on May 23, 2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays
  Secretary of the Senate   
  APPROVED: __________________