|Posted:||December 13, 2021 12:47 PM|
|From:||Senator David G. Argall and Sen. Scott Martin, Sen. Michele Brooks, Sen. Mike Regan|
|To:||All Senate members|
|Subject:||Ensuring Accountability of Act 125 of 2018|
|Passed in 2018, the Public Assistance Integrity Act provided for new rules in determining a recipient’s eligibility for cash assistance. This bill was passed with both Republican and Democrat support and was signed into law by the Governor.
In order to ensure that the program is being carried out as written and to ensure that important public funds remain dedicated to reaching as many Pennsylvanians in need as possible, we will be introducing legislation to ensure that the Department of Human Services regularly informs the General Assembly of the rollout of the program.
The Department of Human Services will be required to issue a report on a yearly basis to the Majority and Minority Chairs of the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services and the Majority and Minority Chairs of the House Committee on Human Services. In this report, they will be required to submit the following:
Please join us in co-sponsoring this effort.
Introduced as SB1195