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House Bill No. 5534

Public Act No. 06-114

AN ACT CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF PHOTO IDENTIFICATION CARDS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 17b-109 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2006):

The Commissioner of Social Services [shall] may provide photo identification cards to recipients [in] of assistance under the temporary family assistance program [who receive assistance checks] and to heads of households and their authorized representatives in the food stamp program. The commissioner may contract with public or private organizations for the provision of such cards.

Approved June 2, 2006