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SB 1260: Restrictions on Use of Public Assistance Benefits

GENERAL BILL by Bean

Restrictions on Use of Public Assistance Benefits; Prohibiting the use of electronic benefits transfer cards to purchase soft drinks or candy; directing the Department of Children and Families to request a waiver to prohibit the use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits to purchase soft drinks or candy, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/27/2017 Senate • Filed
3/6/2017 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 131
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 131
3/29/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 04/03/17, 1:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
4/3/2017 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 4 NAYS 1 -SJ 291
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 291
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services