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
- Rep. Beth O’Connor of Berwick: (R – District 5) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Wayne Parry of Arundel: (R – District 10) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Heather Sirocki of Scarborough: (R – District 28) — e-mail
Rep. Deborah Sanderson of Chelsea: (R – District 88) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Kenneth Fredette of Newport: (R – District 100) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Sen. Eric Brakey of Androscoggin: (R – District 20) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
|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)|
An Act To Promote Enhanced Eligibility Verification in Maine’s Welfare System
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.
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.
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In The News…
Recent news stories featuring LD 885:
- Portland Press Herald: EBT cards showing up at drug seizures could reignite welfare reform debate
This information about LD 885 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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