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Session 122 - (2017-2018)Printer Friendly
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H 3833 General Bill, By S. Rivers, Huggins, Putnam, Crawford, Atwater, Spires, Thayer, Gagnon, Ballentine, Bedingfield, Bennett, Herbkersman, Jordan, Simrill, G.M. Smith, Taylor, Toole and Willis
Similar (H 3769)
Summary: Public assistance eligibility
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 5, TITLE 43 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO ADMINISTER THE FEDERAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, TO REQUIRE AN INDIVIDUAL APPLYING FOR BENEFITS TO COOPERATE WITH THE DEPARTMENT'S DIVISION OF CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS, TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT FROM CHANGING FEDERAL RESOURCE LIMIT STANDARDS, AND TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT FROM WAIVING WORK REQUIREMENTS; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 13 TO CHAPTER 5, TITLE 43 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A COMPUTERIZED INCOME, ASSET, AND IDENTITY ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION SERVICE TO VERIFY A PERSON'S IDENTITY AND ELIGIBILITY FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO USE THE SERVICE AS PART OF DETERMINING WHETHER TO AWARD AN APPLICANT OR RECIPIENT PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, TO ENABLE OTHER DEPARTMENTS PROVIDING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE TO USE THE SERVICE, TO REQUIRE CERTAIN REPORTING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL CASES OF SUSPECTED FRAUD, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO SUBMIT REPORTS TO THE GOVERNOR AND OTHER PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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02/22/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 45)
02/22/17House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 45)



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