Applicants for public assistance; contact information. (SB1122)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Applicants for public assistance; contact information. Requires local departments of social services to collect from every applicant for public assistance alternative contact information, such as the applicant's email address and cell phone number, and the applicant's preferred method of contact, including direct mail, email, text message, or phone call. Under current law, local departments of social services are only required to obtain the applicant's best available address and telephone number. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102803D
01/09/2017Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/13/2017Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/18/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1122)
01/30/2017Placed on Calendar
01/30/2017Read first time
01/30/2017Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/09/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1122)
02/09/2017Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/09/2017Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/15/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2017Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Read second time
02/20/2017Read third time
02/20/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/20/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1122ER)
02/22/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1122ER)
02/22/2017Signed by President
02/22/2017Signed by Speaker
02/23/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/23/17
02/23/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 472 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0472)