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Full Text of HB0155  102nd General Assembly


Rep. Barbara Hernandez

Filed: 3/15/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 155 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
5adding Section 12-4.54 as follows:
6    (305 ILCS 5/12-4.54 new)
7    Sec. 12-4.54. SNAP, WIC; diapers, menstrual hygiene
8products. If the United States Department of Agriculture's
9Food and Nutrition Service creates and makes available to the
10states a waiver permitting recipients of benefits provided
11under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or the
12Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and
13Children to use their benefits to purchase diapers or
14menstrual hygiene products such as tampons, sanitary napkins,
15and feminine wipes, then the Department of Human Services
16shall apply for the waiver. If the United States Department of



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1Agriculture approves the Department of Human Services' waiver
2application, then the Department of Human Services shall adopt
3rules and make other changes as necessary to implement the
4approved waiver.".