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Housing Public Benefit Verification Requirement

Concerning a housing assistance exception to the requirement to verify lawful presence in the United States for public benefits.
2021 Regular Session
Local Government
State Government
Bill Summary

The act creates, unless otherwise required by federal law, a public or assisted housing benefit exception to the requirement that an applicant for federal, state, or local public benefits verify lawful presence in the United States.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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