(House Bill 1128)
An Act to protect the integrity of reemployment assistance.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That chapter 61-6 be amended with a NEW SECTION:
Each month, the Department of Labor and Regulation shall:
(1) Compare the list of reemployment assistance recipients with new hire records and the state’s New Hire Data and the National Directory of New Hires to verify eligibility; and
(2) Check the list of reemployment assistance recipients against the Department of Corrections' list of incarcerated individuals to verify eligibility and ensure program integrity.
The Department of Labor and Regulation may execute a memorandum of understanding with any department, agency, or division to share information under this section.
Signed March 7, 2022
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