Amendment #1055 to H3600

Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children Program

Representatives O'Day of West Boylston, Barber of Somerville, Decker of Cambridge, Donahue of Worcester, DuBois of Brockton, Dwyer of Woburn, Hecht of Watertown, Heroux of Attleboro, Keefe of Worcester, Khan of Newton, Linsky of Natick, Matias of Lawrence, Provost of Somerville, Tosado of Springfield, Ultrino of Malden and Walsh of Framingham moves to amend the bill in section 2, line item 4408-1000, by striking the following: "provided further, that in implementing the program for fiscal year 2018, the department shall include all eligibility categories permitted in this item at the payment standard in effect for the former general relief program in fiscal year 1991" and inserting in place thereof the following:

 

"provided further, that in implementing the program for fiscal year 2018, the department shall include all eligibility categories permitted in this item at or above the payment standard in effect for the former general relief program in fiscal year 1991; provided further, any person experiencing homelessness, (i) who has no established place of abode, or who lives in a temporary emergency shelter, and (ii) who is otherwise eligible under the provisions of this line item and chapter 117A of the General Laws, shall receive the same payment rate as recipients who incur shelter costs including, but not limited to, rent or a mortgage; provided further, the department shall promulgate or revise any such rules and regulations necessary to implement this provision;"

 

and by striking the figures “$78,551,740 ” and inserting in place thereof  the figures “$78,801,740”.


Amendment #1055 to H3600

Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children Program

Representative:

Frank A. Moran

RoseLee Vincent

Louis L. Kafka

Brian M. Ashe

Nick Collins

Tackey Chan

Sean Garballey

Elizabeth A. Poirier

James M. Cantwell

Mike Connolly

Alice Hanlon Peisch

Jerald A. Parisella

Lori A. Ehrlich

John J. Mahoney

David M. Rogers

Paul Tucker

Brendan P. Crighton

John J. Lawn, Jr.