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SB 284: Commercial Transactions in Fresh Produce Markets

GENERAL BILL by Thompson

Commercial Transactions in Fresh Produce Markets; Authorizing owners or operators of certain farmers’ markets, community farmers’ markets, flea markets, and other open-air markets to allow certain Food and Nutrition Service groups, associations, or third-party organizations to implement and operate an electronic benefits transfer system in such markets for the purpose of accepting SNAP benefits; requiring the owners or operators of such markets to reasonably accommodate such groups in the implementation and operation of an electronic benefits transfer system in the market, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 2/24/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 103 (Ch. 2016-51) -SJ 491
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/11/2015 Senate • Filed
9/17/2015 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 23
10/26/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 11/02/15, 1:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
11/2/2015 Senate • Favorable by Agriculture; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 125
11/3/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 125
11/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 11/18/15, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
11/18/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 128
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 128
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 23
1/29/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/03/16, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/3/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 303
2/4/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 303
2/18/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/24/16
2/24/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 491
• Substituted CS/HB 103 -SJ 491
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 103 (Ch. 2016-51) -SJ 491