HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2807        FILED ON: 1/20/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2074

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kate Hogan

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act preserve special needs trusts for disabled seniors.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Steven Ultrino

33rd Middlesex

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Brendan P. Crighton

Third Essex

Daniel Cahill

10th Essex

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

Patrick M. O'Connor

Plymouth and Norfolk

Jason M. Lewis

Fifth Middlesex

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

Frank I. Smizik

15th Norfolk

David F. DeCoste

5th Plymouth

David M. Rogers

24th Middlesex

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Jay R. Kaufman

15th Middlesex

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

Mark J. Cusack

5th Norfolk

Claire D. Cronin

11th Plymouth

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

RoseLee Vincent

16th Suffolk

Christine P. Barber

34th Middlesex

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

Michelle M. DuBois

10th Plymouth

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

James J. O'Day

14th Worcester

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

John H. Rogers

12th Norfolk

Mike Connolly

26th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2807        FILED ON: 1/20/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2074

By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2074) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the disposal of resources for determining eligibility for Medicaid.  Elder Affairs.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act preserve special needs trusts for disabled seniors.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1:  Section 28 of chapter 118E of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following paragraph:—

A transfer of resources to a special needs trust that conforms to 42 USC §1396p (d)(4)(C) and established solely for the benefit of a disabled individual of any age shall not be treated as a disposal of resources for less than fair market value.