April 23, 2008

Early Hearing: Early Death or Fast Rubberstamp?

Monique Chartier

The following bills were scheduled to be heard by the House Finance Committee today at 1:00 pm instead of late afternoon at the Rise of the House.

House Bill No. 7791
BY Moffitt, Mumford, Story, Singleton, Loughlin

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- PUBLIC ASSISTANCE {LC2210} (require the department of human services to establish a community service requirement as a condition for receipt of public assistance benefits)

House Bill No. 7846
BY Dennigan, Ferri, Handy, Silva

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- FAMILY INDEPENDENCE ACT {LC1988} (amend the poverty threshold for eligibility for child care assistance under the family independence act)

House Bill No. 7875
BY Diaz, Segal, Almeida, Slater, Ajello

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES -- HEALTH INSURANCE {LC1619} (provide health insurance to children ineligible for federal medical assistance due to citizenship or alien requirements and to resident parents or caretaker relatives of these children)

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We can consider this bill when the sponsors present proof of how much taxes they paid this year-NOT LIKELY

Posted by: joe bernstein at April 23, 2008 7:22 PM
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