Bill Summary

HB 593 Restrictions on Use of Public Assistance Benefits (2017 Session)
Restrictions on Use of Public Assistance Benefits: Requires DCF to request waiver to prohibit use of SNAP benefits to purchase soft drinks or candy & to renew its request annually until waiver is granted. Effective Date: July 1, 2017
01/31/17
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Filed
02/09/17
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Referred to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health & Human Services Committee
02/09/17
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Now in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
02/16/17
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On Committee agenda - Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee, 02/23/17, 9:30 am, 12 H
02/23/17
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Favorable with CS by Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee; 11 Yeas, 3 Nays
02/28/17
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Committee Substitute Text (C1) Filed
03/01/17
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Reference to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee removed; Remaining reference: Health & Human Services Committee
03/01/17
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Now in Health & Human Services Committee
03/14/17
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On Committee agenda - Health & Human Services Committee, 03/16/17, 12:00 pm, 17 H
03/16/17
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Not Considered by Health & Human Services Committee
05/05/17
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Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
05/08/17
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Died in Health and Human Services Committee
H 0593
Filed on 01/31/17
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Amendment 784935 DE
Filed on 02/22/17
Adopted
H 0593C1
Filed on 02/28/17
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No amendments to this bill text filed.
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