Maine LD 885: An Act To Promote Enhanced Eligibility Verification in Maine’s Welfare System

LD 885 (subjects: GENERAL ASSISTANCE , ELIGIBILITY )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=885&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support | In The News


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Eleanor Espling of New Gloucester: (R – District 65) — e-mail | Facebook

6 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/12/2015 House Committee on Health and Human Services suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/12/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin, REFERRED to the Committee on Health and Human Services, in concurrence.
6/30/2015 Senate CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. in concurrence
6/30/2015 House Carried over to any special and/or regular session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992.
6/30/2015 Senate CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. , in concurrence.
3/31/2016 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Promote Enhanced Eligibility Verification in Maine’s Welfare System

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 22 MRSA 3109 is enacted to read:

3109. Annual determination of benefits

The department annually shall determine the eligibility for benefits of a recipient of assistance under this subtitle.

summary

This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to determine the eligibility for benefits of recipients of State assistance on an annual basis.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


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This information about LD 885 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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