HB 1999 Immigrant Assistance, Office of; created in Department of Social Services.
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Summary as introduced:
Office of Immigrant Assistance created. Establishes in the Department of Social Services (the Department) an Office of Immigrant Assistance (the Office) to assist persons lawfully entering the United States and the Commonwealth for the purpose of becoming citizens. The Office shall provide online (i) advice and assistance regarding the citizenship application process and (ii) information regarding employment and housing services for which such persons may be eligible. The bill provides that the Office shall be funded by such funds currently appropriated to the Department and any existing or available federal grants.

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01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102184D  pdf | impact statement

01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102184D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/17  House: Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/25/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
01/25/17  House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/17  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)
01/31/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/17  House: Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/01/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/08/17  House: Left in Appropriations