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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 6 THE GOVERNOR, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL, CERTAIN OFFICERS UNDER THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL, AND STATE LIBRARY
  • Section 131C Applications; eligibility for assistance

Section 131C. An application to the Social Security Administration of the United States Department of Health and Human Services for supplemental security income benefits on account of blindness pursuant to title XVI of the federal Social Security Act shall be deemed an application for state supplementary payment provided for the blind. Eligibility for assistance under section one hundred and thirty-one of an individual or couple meeting federal qualifications for more than one category of assistance shall be determined in accordance with federal law.