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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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H.830

Introduced by Representatives Howard of Rutland City, Andrews of Rutland City, Courcelle of Rutland City, Keenan of St. Albans City and McCormack of Rutland City

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Reach Up; vendor payments; receipts

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to require vendor payments for housing expenses in the Reach Up program, and requires Reach Up beneficiaries to provide receipts for purchases made with financial assistance from the state.

AN ACT RELATING TO REACH UP FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  33 V.S.A. § 1103(h) is amended to read:

(h)  The department shall offer every eligible family the option of require electronic or direct payment of financial assistance for the family’s housing or other expenses to the person providing the lodging, utilities, or other service as provided for by ruleAny Participating families shall submit receipts for purchases made with any balance of financial assistance remaining after the electronic or direct payment has been deducted.



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The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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