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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Notice of Proposed Regulations

Published on November 18, 2016

Brief Description

106 CMR 705 – Transitional Cash Assistance Program (TCAP): Related Benefits. This chapter describes additional benefits for which cash assistance clients may be eligible. In response to Executive Order 562, the Department is proposing amendments to simplify regulatory language and fix technical errors.

Legal Notice: 106 CMR 705.000 pdf format of Draft Legal Notice 106 CMR 705-11-18-2016 (PDF)
docx format of                             Draft Legal Notice 106 CMR 705-11-18-2016 (Word)

Proposed Regulations: 106 CMR 705.000 pdf format of Draft 106 CMR 705 Regulations-11-18-2016 (PDF)
doc format of                             Draft 106 CMR 705 Regulations-11-18-2016 (Word)

This legal notice for proposed changes to 106 CMR 705.000 is in effect from 11/18/2016 to 12/9/2016.
 


Published on November 18, 2016

Brief Description

106 CMR 706 – Transitional Cash Assistance Program (TCAP): Auxiliary Activities.  This chapter describes activities that affect the delivery of benefits and are required to ensure the proper and accurate direction of funds. These regulations apply to the Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) and Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children (EAEDC) programs. In response to Executive Order 562, the Department is proposing amendments to simplify regulatory language and fix technical errors.   

Legal Notice: 106 CMR 706.000 pdf format of Draft Legal Notice 106 CMR 706-11-18-2016 (PDF)
docx format of                             Draft Legal Notice 106 CMR 706-11-18-2016 (Word)

Proposed Regulations: 106 CMR 706.000 pdf format of Draft 106 CMR 706 Regulations-11-18-2016 (PDF)
doc format of                             Draft 106 CMR 706 Regulations-11-18-2016 (Word)

This legal notice for proposed changes to 106 CMR 706.000 is in effect from 11/18/2016 to 12/9/2016.
 


 

Notice of Proposed Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Massachusetts State Plan

Published on October 28, 2016

Brief Description

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.

TANF Legal Notice pdf format of TANF Legal Notice-102816 (PDF)
doc format of                             TANF Legal Notice-102816 (Word)

Proposed Massachusetts TANF State Plan pdf format of Draft TANF Plan-102816 (PDF)
doc format of                             Draft TANF Plan-102816 (Word)

The comment period for proposed Massachusetts TANF State Plan is in effect from 10/28/2016 to 12/12/2016.