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 Bill Status of HB2407  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - Mary E. Flowers, La Shawn K. Ford and Monique D. Davis

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/12-4.4a new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that in an effort to ensure that recipients of benefits provided under the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly the Food Stamp Program) have access to fresh, nutritious foods, the Secretary of the Department of Human Services shall seek a waiver from the United States Department of Agriculture to allow the State to require all retail food stores, as a condition of eligibility to accept and redeem SNAP benefits held on a LINK card, to offer for sale on a continual basis fresh, nutritious foods.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/20/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2013HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/5/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/5/2014HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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