Amendment #14 to H.55

An amendment Relative to Proof of Residency

Representatives Lyons of Andover and Lombardo of Billerica move that the bill be amended by adding the following new section:



SECTION XX: The General Laws are hereby amended by inserting after chapter 117A the following new chapter:--

Chapter 117B



Residency Requirements for Public Benefits



Section 1. Self declaration of residency shall not be accepted as a valid form of residency verification for people seeking taxpayer-funded individual benefits from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. “.