SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1598        FILED ON: 1/20/2017

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 71

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Richard J. Ross

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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 relative to prevention of EBT fraud.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

 

Richard J. Ross

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

 

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

1/24/2017

Ryan C. Fattman

Worcester and Norfolk

2/2/2017

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

2/14/2017

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1598        FILED ON: 1/20/2017

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 71

By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to prevention of EBT fraud.  Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 99 OF 2015-2016.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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

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An Act relative to prevention of EBT fraud.

 

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 27A of chapter 18 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking the word “designate.” and inserting in place thereof the following:- “designate; provided that, every sixth check must be collected at the recipient’s local branch office. The recipient shall be required to present a photo identification to receive said check.”