Okla. welfare fraud bill heads to governor's desk

By: From Wire Reports
By: From Wire Reports

Okla. welfare fraud bill heads to governor's desk

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Every county Department of Human Services office in Oklahoma would be required to post a sign about how to report welfare fraud under a bill heading to the governor's desk.

The bill by Coalgate Republican Sen. Josh Brecheen passed the House Thursday on a 95-0 vote. It now heads to Gov. Mary Fallin for her consideration.

The measure requires a sign to be posted in a clearly visible location of every county welfare office in the state that provides instructions on how to report welfare fraud. The bill also directs that the identity of anyone reporting cases of welfare fraud be kept confidential.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 202738401 - kxii.com/a?a=202738401
Gray Television, Inc.