Amendment #40 to H.3700

DTA audit

Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton move that the bill be amended by adding the following section:-

“SECTION XX. The office of the state auditor shall perform a complete audit within the department of transitional assistance for the time period of January 1, 2013 to Dec 31, 2013 and shall be completed by Feb 15, 2014, to ensure DTA compliance with procedures, rules, and regulations. The audit shall consist of, but not be limited to the following information: verify social numbers are required prior to benefits being awarded; verify self-declarations are not being accepted as proof of eligibility; number of replacement cards issued; out of state usage of EBT cards.”