SECTION 1. Section 32 of chapter 121B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended in subsection (h) by inserting at the end thereof the following:-
“A person who is found to have intentionally violated this subsection shall be punished by a fine of not less than 1,000 dollars. Nothing in this section shall be read to limit the civil and criminal remedies otherwise available under section 30 of chapter 266 or any other relevant law.”
SECTION 2. Said section 32 of chapter 121B, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following:-
“Each housing authority shall conduct a financial audit of each tenant not less than once every 5 years. The audit shall be completed in order to ensure that tenants are appropriately eligible for public housing and a particular housing program.”
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