BILL NO. 148
1st Session, 60th General Assembly
56 Elizabeth II, 2007
Private Member's Bill
Employment Support and Income Assistance Act
First Reading: March 22, 2007
This Bill amends the Employment Support and Income Assistance Act to require the Government to expand availability of assistance under the Career Seek Pilot Project to all persons who are eligible for assistance under that Act.
An Act to Amend Chapter 27
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
of the Acts of 2000,
the Employment Support and Income Assistance Act
1 Chapter 27 of the Acts of 2000, the Employment Support and Income Assistance Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 7 the following Section:
7A (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Government shall, no later than April 1, 2008, ensure that the Career Seek Pilot Project is made available to all persons eligible to receive assistance under this Act by removing the limitation that the program is open to no more than fifty participants each year.
(2) The moneys required for the purpose of subsection (1) shall be paid from moneys appropriated for that purpose by the Legislature.
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