SECOND REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 1864

97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 

 

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES BROWN (Sponsor) AND BARNES (Co-sponsor).

6038H.01I                                                                                                                                                  D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk


 

AN ACT

To amend chapter 208, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to public benefits fraud.




Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:


            Section A. Chapter 208, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 208.238, to read as follows:

            208.238. The department of social services shall implement an automated process to ensure applicants applying for benefit programs are eligible for such programs. The automated process shall be designed to periodically review current beneficiaries to ensure that they remain eligible for benefits they are receiving. The system shall check applicant and recipient information against multiple sources of information through an automated process.