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CS/SB 1658: Underserved Communities

GENERAL BILL by Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations ; Storms ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Latvala

Underserved Communities; Restricting the use of an electronic benefit transfer card to prohibit accessing cash from outside the state and purchasing certain products; expanding the list of items that may not be purchased with the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funds; prohibiting the use of benefits in restaurants; directing the Department of Children and Family Services to promote the benefits of healthy and nutritious eating habits; requiring the department to seek federal authorization or waiver when necessary; revising the method of payment of temporary cash assistance to include an electronic benefit transfer card; prohibiting a cash assistance recipient from accessing cash benefits through an electronic benefit transfer card from an automatic teller machine located in certain locations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died on Calendar
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (BHA)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2012 Senate • Filed
1/17/2012 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Budget -SJ 226
• Introduced -SJ 226
1/20/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/25/12, 3:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/25/2012 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 4 NAYS 2 -SJ 279
1/26/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 279
1/27/2012 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations -SJ 282
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
2/3/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations, 02/08/12, 3:45 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/8/2012 Senate • CS by Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; YEAS 4 NAYS 3 -SJ 500
2/9/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 500
2/13/2012 Senate • CS by Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 507
3/7/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 956
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 956
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/12
3/9/2012 Senate • Died on Calendar