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Mandate 864

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Applicants for public assistance; contact information
Purpose of legislation
Requires local departments of social services to collect from every applicant for public assistance alternative contact information, such as the applicant's email address and cell phone number, and the applicant's preferred method of contact, including direct mail, email, text message, or phone call. Under current law, local departments of social services are required to obtain only the applicant's best available address and telephone number.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 472 (2017)
VAC chapters to be amended Not yet determined.
Associated Regulatory Actions No regulatory action has been filed.
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