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Budget Summary FY2014

Outside Section 184
Data Current as of:  9/11/2013




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DTA eligibility changes

SECTION 184.   Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the director of the bureau for program integrity shall review the management and operations of the department of transitional assistance, including any reports conducted by external consultants, and recommend whether the current organizational structure is effective for ensuring that only those persons who are eligible receive public benefits. In examining the organizational structure, the director shall study and report on whether the department would benefit from additional investigators to work with caseworkers to identify cases of waste or abuse. The director shall also make recommendations on a standardized filing system for case file organization to be implemented throughout all of the department's offices. The director shall make a report to the general court on the director's recommendations by filing the same with the clerks of the senate and the house of representatives on or before March 1, 2014.