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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3293         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 128

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James J. Lyons, Jr. and Marc T. Lombardo

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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 public benefit requirements.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James J. Lyons, Jr.

18th Essex

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

Leonard Mirra

2nd Essex

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3293        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 128

By Messrs. Lyons of Andover and Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 128) of James J. Lyons, Jr. and others that public benefits only be received by individuals who are residents of the Commonwealth and have proper verifiable documents or identification from their country of origin.  Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to public benefit requirements.
 

              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. (a) Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly requires otherwise:-

“Federal Public Benefits,” the same meaning as provided in section 1611 of Title 8 of the United States Code.

“State Public Benefits,” the same meaning as provided in section 1621 of Title 8 of the United States Code.

(b). Except as where otherwise provided for by federal, general, or special law, all state public benefits and all federal public benefits shall only be received by individuals who are citizens of the commonwealth and for persons who are residents of the commonwealth and have proper verifiable documents or identification from their country of origin”. 

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