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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 3: Ineligibility for benefits

Section 3. A person shall not be eligible for assistance under the provisions of this chapter if said person is eligible to receive assistance under chapter one hundred and fifteen or one hundred and eighteen or who would be eligible under chapter one hundred and eighteen but for income or assets, or who is eligible to receive unemployment compensation under chapter one hundred and fifty-one A.

The department shall not consider ex-offenders, persons over the age of forty-five with no recent work history, or persons in residential treatment facilities as eligible solely by virtue of such status.