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 Bill Status of HB5843  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  PUB AID-SNAP-FARMERS MARKETS

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael W. Tryon

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/12-4.47 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that subject to federal approval, recipients of benefits provided under the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) shall receive an extra $0.25 in benefits for every $1 spent on fruits and vegetables sold at a farmers' market. Provides that this increase in benefits shall not exceed $25 per month and that the Department of Human Services shall seek any necessary waiver from the United States Department of Agriculture in order to implement this provision.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  2/14/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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