DTA Legal Notice(s)
Following is a list of legal notice(s), by date of publication, about proposed Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) regulations. Access a link to view the corresponding legal notice and proposed regulations. All persons desiring to submit data, views, or arguments about proposed regulations may do so in writing by the date indicated on the notice. Refer to the legal notice for the mailing address for submitting comments, or submit them by e-mail at DTA.PolicyUnit@MassMail.State.MA.US The date published is the date the notice appeared in the newspaper and marks the beginning of the 21-day public-comment period.
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DTA TANF Legal Notice
Published on July 25, 2016
In accordance with Section 402 [42 U.S.C. 602] of the Social Security Act, the Department proposes to resubmit its TANF State Plan to the Office of Family Assistance, Administration for Children and Families, US Department of Health and Human Services. As required by this section of the Act, local governments and private sector organizations must receive at least 45 days to comment on the State Plan and the design of services described in the State Plan.
At the conclusion of the 45-day public comment period and after consideration of comments, the State Plan shall be certified by the Governor.
This TANF legal notice is in effect from 7/25/2016 to 9/8/2016.
Notice(s) of Proposed Regulations
Published on July 15, 2016
The proposed amendments to 106 CMR 367: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Violations, Hearings and Claims are generally intended to simplify language and make technical corrections and not to change DTA’s current policies or eligibility rules. USDA provides the regulatory requirements for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), but requires the states participating in the program to publish this information.
This legal notice for proposed changes to 106 CMR 367.000 is in effect from 7/15/2016 to 8/5/2016.
Published on July 15, 2016
The Department is rescinding its Fair Information Practices Act (FIPA) regulatory chapters at 106 CMR 100-108, et al. It has been determined that each EOHHS agency does not need to have its own FIPA regulations. Therefore, the regulations will be rescinded.
This legal notice for proposed changes to 106 CMR 100.000 is in effect from 7/15/2016 to 8/5/2016.
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