IN HB1003 | 2010 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on November 17 2009 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2010-02-02 - Third reading: call withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Establishes the committee on the administration of public assistance (committee) and specifies the committee's responsibilities. Sets forth requirements for a system for making eligibility determinations for public assistance services. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) to establish an independent monitoring system to evaluate the quality of the eligibility determinations for public assistance services and sets forth requirements for the monitoring system. Requires the office to attempt to resolve any issues with an application for public assistance in the office's initial contact with the applicant. Requires the office to post specified material on the office's website. Specifies actions to be taken by the office if an unfavorable evaluation is received or if a majority of the committee votes to terminate a contract for eligibility determinations for public assistance services. Requires a public assistance office to provide voter registration assistance to each individual who in person, by telephone, or by electronic means applies for service or assistance, applies for recertification or renewal of services or assistance, or submits a change of address form. Requires that voter registration forms allow, but not require, an individual completing the form to provide an electronic mail address.

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Public assistance matters and voting registration.



2010-02-02 Third reading: call withdrawn
2010-01-25 Amendment 2 (Battles), prevailed; Voice Vote
2010-01-25 Amendment 3 (Riecken), prevailed; Roll Call 52: Yeas 49, Nays 45
2010-01-25 Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2010-01-13 Representative Tyler added as coauthor
2010-01-05 Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
2009-11-17 First reading: referred to Committee on Ways and Means
2009-11-17 Authored by Representative Riecken

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