Chapter 18 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:-
Section 31. Any benefit provided to an individual under this chapter shall be suspended by the department should the individual receiving the benefits be convicted of 3 or more crimes against the person under chapter 265.
Upon the suspension of benefits, the department shall hold a hearing to determine the permanent revocation of all benefits provided by this chapter. The department shall promulgate rules and regulations regarding the suspension, revocation, and reinstatement of benefits process.
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