High-Balance Accounts

Messrs. Tarr, Hedlund, Knapik and Ross moved that the bill be amended by adding the following section:-

Section__. Chapter 18 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 5N the following section:-

The department shall initiate a special in-person case review for any grantee whose transitional assistance account balance exceeds $1,500 in value. Said case review shall cause the department to ensure that said grantee is fully compliant with the income, asset, identity and residency requirements for said benefits and all other rules and regulations of the department. Failure of a grantee to cooperate in said case review shall result in a termination of benefits.