Amendment #31 to H3600

SNAP Gap Common Application

Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Khan of Newton move to amend the bill in section 2, by inserting after item 4000-0300 the following new line item and appropriation:

"XXXX-XXXX For the development and support of a common application option in order to reduce duplication and administrative burden on both low income residents of the Commonwealth and the departments of Medicaid and Transitional Assistance; provided further, the department of Medicaid shall provide each MassHealth applicant and recipient with gross income below  two hundred percent of the federal poverty level with the opportunity to initiate an application for federally-funded supplemental nutrition assistance benefits at the same time as their application or renewal for MassHealth;  provided further, the Department of Medicaid shall readily transmit said SNAP application and relevant eligibility information to the department of Transitional Assistance for a determination of eligibility; provided further,  that the executive office of health and human services shall provide a report not later than October 1, 2017 to the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees for ways and means on the status of the additional costs and federal reimbursement opportunities involved in the  development of the common application option ….  $2,000,000";

and further moves to amend the bill in section 2, in item 4400-1100, by striking out the figures "71,349,034" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$73,349,034".


Amendment #31 to H3600

SNAP Gap Common Application


Jonathan Hecht

Ann-Margaret Ferrante

Frank I. Smizik

Sean Garballey

Daniel M. Donahue

Aaron Vega

Brian M. Ashe

John W. Scibak

Denise Provost

Chris Walsh

Bud Williams

Jennifer E. Benson

Christine P. Barber

Mike Connolly

Paul A. Schmid, III

Smitty Pignatelli

Antonio F. D. Cabral

Mary S. Keefe

Carlos González

Brendan P. Crighton

James J. Dwyer

Natalie Higgins

Daniel Cahill

David Paul Linsky

Michelle M. DuBois

James M. Cantwell

Solomon Goldstein-Rose

James J. O'Day

José F. Tosado

Tricia Farley-Bouvier

Carmine L. Gentile

Marjorie C. Decker

Byron Rushing

Kenneth I. Gordon

Joseph D. McKenna

Adrian Madaro

Peter V. Kocot

Thomas M. Stanley

Ruth B. Balser

John J. Mahoney

William C. Galvin

Paul W. Mark

Elizabeth A. Malia

John C. Velis

David M. Rogers

Juana B. Matias

Kevin G. Honan

Jonathan D. Zlotnik

William Driscoll

Michael S. Day

Jeffrey N. Roy

Susannah M. Whipps

Daniel J. Hunt

Lori A. Ehrlich

Steven Ultrino

Evandro C. Carvalho

Rady Mom

Daniel J. Ryan

Diana DiZoglio

Paul R. Heroux

Alice Hanlon Peisch

William L. Crocker, Jr.

Frank A. Moran

Nick Collins

Daniel Cullinane

Edward F. Coppinger

Harold P. Naughton, Jr.

Mathew Muratore

Cory Atkins

Paul McMurtry

Denise C. Garlick

Stephan Hay

Jack Lewis

Gerard Cassidy

Paul Brodeur

Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr.