8 U.S. Code § 1625 - Authorization for verification of eligibility for State and local public benefits

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A State or political subdivision of a State is authorized to require an applicant for State and local public benefits (as defined in section 1621 (c) of this title) to provide proof of eligibility.


(Pub. L. 104–193, title IV, § 413, as added Pub. L. 105–33, title V, § 5307(a),Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 602.)
Effective Date

Section effective, except as otherwise provided, as if included in the enactment of title IV of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, Pub. L. 104–193, see section 5308 ofPub. L. 105–33, set out as an Effective Date of 1997 Amendment note under section 1612 of this title.

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