S. 249 (104th): Welfare Antifraud Act of 1995

Introduced:
Jan 19, 1995 (104th Congress, 1995–1996)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Kay Hutchison
Senator from Texas
Party
Republican
Text
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Last Updated
Jan 19, 1995
Length
5 pages
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Status

This bill was introduced on January 19, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 19, 1995
Referred to Committee Jan 19, 1995
 
Full Title

A bill to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to require States to establish a 2-digit fingerprint matching indentification system in order to prevent multiple enrollments by an individual for benefits under such Act, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
Committees

Senate Finance

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1/19/1995--Introduced.
Welfare Antifraud Act of 1995 - Amends part A (Aid to Families With Dependent Children) (AFDC) of title IV of the Social Security Act to require State plans to require the State agency to procure, on a competitive basis, a two-digit fingerprint matching identification system for the purpose of preventing multiple enrollments of an individual in the State AFDC program.
Prescribes requirements for such a system, including benefit denial for certain periods of time per offense for any individual identified under the system as receiving or attempting to receive multiple benefits.
Establishes criminal penalties for any person who knowingly and intentionally makes or obtains any unauthorized disclosure of data collected and maintained by a State fingerprint identification system.

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