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CS/HB 515: Public Assistance Fraud

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Smith ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Metz ; Van Zant

Public Assistance Fraud; Provides enhanced criminal penalties if value of public assistance or identification wrongfully received, retained, misappropriated, sought, or used is of an aggregate value exceeding specified amounts; provides for reward for report of original information relating to violation of state's public assistance fraud laws if information & report meet specified requirements; limits to specified period the use of temporary cash assistance benefits out of state; requires that parent or caretaker relative who has been disqualified due to fraud have protective payee designated to receive temporary cash assistance benefits for eligible children; provides requirements for protective payees; provides appropriations & authorizes positions. APPROPRIATION: $584,602.00

Effective Date: 10/1/2014
Last Action: 6/13/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-119
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/7/2014 House • Filed
    1/16/2014 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Healthy Families Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 43
    1/29/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 02/05/14, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
    2/5/2014 House • Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 154
    • Now in Healthy Families Subcommittee -HJ 154
    3/3/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Healthy Families Subcommittee, 03/05/14, 1:00 pm, 12 HOB
    3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 43
    3/5/2014 House • Favorable by Healthy Families Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 2 -HJ 204
    3/6/2014 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 204
    3/11/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 03/13/14, 2:00 pm, Webster Hall --Not considered
    3/18/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 03/20/14, 12:00 pm, Webster Hall
    3/20/2014 House • CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 7 -HJ 338
    3/21/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
    3/24/2014 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 336
    • CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 332
    3/25/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/27/14, 8:30 am, Sumner Hall
    3/27/2014 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 389
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 389
    4/22/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/14
    4/24/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 697
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/25/2014 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 758
    • Amendment(s) failed (129803) -HJ 758
    • CS passed; YEAS 79 NAYS 38 -HJ 759
    4/25/2014 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 704
    • Received -SJ 704
    5/1/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 940
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 940
    • Substituted for SB 1084 -SJ 940
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 940
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    5/2/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1132
    • CS passed; YEAS 31 NAYS 7 -SJ 1132
    5/2/2014 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1323
    6/5/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    6/13/2014 • Approved by Governor
    • Chapter No. 2014-119

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  • CS/HB 515, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 5/7/2014 at 12:05 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1084 Public Assistance Fraud Criminal Justice Similar Last Action: 5/1/2014 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 515 (Ch. 2014-119) -SJ 940
    Location: Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    414.095 Determining eligibility for temporary cash assistance. Page 6 (pdf)
    414.39 Fraud. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 515, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/21/2014 at 5:00 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary Committee (Post-Meeting) 3/27/2014 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1084 Public Assistance Fraud Criminal Justice Similar Last Action: 5/1/2014 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 515 (Ch. 2014-119) -SJ 940
    Location: Laid on Table

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    129803 - Amendment
    Remove lines 104-107 and insert:
    Rouson 4/25/2014
    8:54 AM
    House: Failed
    4/25/2014
    PDF

    Floor Votes (3)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/25/2014 3:14 PM House - Amendment 129803 44 Yeas - 72 Nays
    4/25/2014 3:16 PM House 79 Yeas - 38 Nays
    5/2/2014 7:47 PM Senate 31 Yeas - 7 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    414.095 Determining eligibility for temporary cash assistance. Page 6 (pdf)
    414.39 Fraud. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • HB 515, Original Filed Version Posted 1/7/2014 at 3:27 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 6/27/2014 (pdf)
    Healthy Families Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/6/2014 (pdf)
    Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 3/21/2014 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1084 Public Assistance Fraud Criminal Justice Identical Last Action: 5/1/2014 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 515 (Ch. 2014-119) -SJ 940
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    815439 - Amendment
    Between lines 171 and 172, insert:
    Smith 3/19/2014
    7:11 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    3/20/2014
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    414.095 Determining eligibility for temporary cash assistance. Page 6 (pdf)
    414.39 Fraud. Page 1 (pdf)

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