HB 1798 Illegal aliens; eligibility for state and local public benefits.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Public benefits; proof of legal presence.  Provides that no person who is not a U.S. citizen or legally present in the United States is eligible for any state or local public benefits. The bill defines state and local public benefits, and sets forth a series of exceptions to this eligibility rule. The bill also requires applicants for state or local assistance to provide proof of legal presence in the United States and establishes a process for temporary receipt of benefits when applicants cannot provide such proof. This bill is identical to SB 1143.

Full text:
01/05/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 055255204  pdf | impact statement
02/04/05  House: Committee substitute printed 053655204-H1  pdf
02/26/05  House: Conference substitute printed 059614204-H2  pdf
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1798ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/05/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0876)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed
Senate amendments rejected
Conference amendments

Status:
01/05/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 055255204
01/05/05  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/05  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: Subcommittee #3...
02/03/05  House: Reported from General Laws with sub (20-Y 1-N)
02/04/05  House: Committee substitute printed 053655204-H1
02/05/05  House: Read first time
02/07/05  House: Read second time
02/07/05  House: Committee substitute agreed to 053655204-H1
02/07/05  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1798H1
02/08/05  House: Read third time and passed House (88-Y 10-N)
02/08/05  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (88-Y 10-N)
02/08/05  House: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/08/05  House: Passed House (85-Y 13-N)
02/08/05  House: VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (85-Y 13-N)
02/08/05  House: Communicated to Senate
02/09/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/16/05  Senate: Reported from General Laws with amds (11-Y 4-N)
02/18/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/18/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (38-Y 0-N)
02/21/05  Senate: Read third time
02/21/05  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/22/05  Senate: Read third time
02/22/05  Senate: Amendment #1 by Sen. Hanger withdrawn
02/22/05  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/22/05  Senate: Committee amendment #1 agreed to
02/22/05  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/22/05  Senate: Committee amendment #2 rejected
02/22/05  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/22/05  Senate: Amendment #2 by Sen. Hanger agreed to
02/22/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/22/05  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (27-Y 11-N)
02/22/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (27-Y 11-N)
02/23/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/23/05  House: Senate amendments rejected by House (1-Y 95-N)
02/23/05  House: VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 95-N)
02/24/05  Senate: Senate insisted on amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  Senate: VOTE: INSIST & REQUEST (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/24/05  House: House acceded to request
02/24/05  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/24/05  House: Delegates: Albo, McDougle, Barlow
02/24/05  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/24/05  Senate: Senators: Hanger, Lambert, O'Brien
02/26/05  House: Conference substitute printed 059614204-H2
02/26/05  House: Conference report agreed to by House (85-Y 9-N)
02/26/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (85-Y 9-N)
02/26/05  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/05  Senate: VOTE: CONF. COMMITTEE RPT. (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1798ER)
03/09/05  House: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/28/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 876 (effective 1/1/06)
04/05/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0876)