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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities

Status:Completed

Event Date:6/4/2013

Start Time:1:00 PM

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Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 H3460 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas Kennedy and others relative to providing for home modifications and moving expenses for certain victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Claire D. Cronin
Thomas P. Kennedy
2 H93 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 93) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Linda Dorcena Forry
3 S37 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 37) of James B. Eldridge, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kay Khan, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. James B. Eldridge
4 H94 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 94) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to encourage low-income disadvantaged families to make progress toward long-term economic success. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Gloria L. Fox
Benjamin Swan
5 H101 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 101) of Danielle W. Gregoire that the Department of Public Health be directed to provide for an annual assessment on the impact of the public welfare system on children in the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Danielle W. Gregoire
6 S56 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 56) of Thomas M. McGee for legislation to assess the impact of the public welfare system on the health and well-being of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Thomas M. McGee
7 H109 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 109) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the electronic benefits transfer (EBT) cash assistance program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
8 H127 By Messrs. Lyons of Andover and Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 127) of James J. Lyons, Jr., Marc T. Lombardo and Keiko M. Orrall relative to residency verification for people seeking taxpayer-funded individual benefits from the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. James J. Lyons, Jr.
Marc T. Lombardo
9 H128 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. James J. Lyons, Jr.
Marc T. Lombardo
10 H132 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 132) of Robert L. Hedlund and others that the Department of Transitional Assistance establish and maintain an online application process for businesses wishing to apply to accept electronic benefit transfer cards at point of sale. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Shaunna O'Connell
Russell E. Holmes
11 H133 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 133) of Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to eliminate fraud in the public assistance programs by requiring stringent asset and identity verification checks before the awarding of benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Shaunna O'Connell
Russell E. Holmes
12 H134 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 134) of Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to eliminate fraud in public assistance programs by requiring stringent asset and identity verification checks before the awarding of benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Shaunna O'Connell
Russell E. Holmes
13 H161 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 161) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to reduce fraud in the delivery of benefits based on income eligibility. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Daniel B. Winslow
14 H3288 By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3288) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and others relative to reporting requirements of public benefit recipients. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Nicholas A. Boldyga
15 H3289 By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3289) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and others for legislation to require drug tests to screen individuals applying for transitional assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Nicholas A. Boldyga
16 S19 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 19) of Gale D. Candaras, Patricia D. Jehlen and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to encourage low-income savings and economic opportunity. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Gale D. Candaras
17 S61 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 61) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, James M. Cantwell, Josh S. Cutler, Stephen L. DiNatale and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to welfare reform. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Kathleen O'Connor Ives

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