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Electronic Verification System

SECTION 177.   The office of the commissioner of probation, the department of revenue and the department of transitional assistance shall enter into a memorandum of understanding, which may be amended from time to time, establishing an electronic verification system, capable of verifying, within 7 business days of appointment of counsel, a person's claim of indigency, based on wage, tax and asset information. A copy of the memorandum of understanding shall be submitted to the clerks of the house of representatives and senate not later than October 31, 2011.