Category: Crime and Public Safety, Social Issues
SB 579 (2018) relative to penalties for welfare fraud.
House/Senate Bill: Senate
Description: Increases the statutory damage amounts for welfare fraud to align with other felony and misdemeanor crimes involving fraud. This would allow more welfare fraud cases to be brought as misdemeanors rather than felonies.
Bill Sponsor: James Gray
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Tue, 03/20/2018
Next Voting Date: Thu, 04/05/2018