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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3180        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 92


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Ryan C. Fattman


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 to modernize the payment of EBT benefits.






Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Leonard Mirra

2nd Essex

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Diana DiZoglio

14th Essex

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3180        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 92

By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 92) of Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation to require the annual registration of persons receiving transitional assistance benefits.  Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act to modernize the payment of EBT benefits.


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

              Section 2 of chapter 18 of the General Laws, as amended by section 1 of chapter 161 of the acts of 2012, is hereby amended: The comprehensive financial transitional assistance benefits program shall require renewal after 1 calendar year by the individual member receiving the benefits.  The department shall promulgate rules and regulations to fulfill the requirements of the annual renewal. 

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