2011 -- H 5741 SUBSTITUTE A
A N A C T
RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES - PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ACT
Introduced By: Representative Scott Slater
Date Introduced: March 03, 2011
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 40-6-1 of the General Laws in Chapter 40-6 entitled "Public
Assistance Act" is hereby amended to read as follows:
40-6-1. Short title -- "Public assistance" and "department" defined. -- (a) This
chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Public Assistance Act".
(b) Definitions. – As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings set
forth herein, unless the context in which such terms are used clearly indicates to the contrary:
public assistance (GPA) ,; supplemental
security income (SSI)
,; RI Works pursuant to
chapter 40-5.2; child care assistance; medical
food stamps (FS) supplemental
nutritional assistance program (SNAP) pursuant to
7 U.S.C. section 2011 et seq.
which programs are administered and/or financed in whole or in
part by the
constitute public assistance. For purposes of this chapter, the term "department".
"Department" shall mean the
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.