97th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Bills Indexed by Subject
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

BillSponsor Bill StringDate/Last Action
 Bill Information
SB128Sater, David SB 1281/10/2013 Introduced and First Read (S)
  0618S.01I - Modifies the permissible uses of electronic transfer benefits (EBT) cards for food stamp and cash assistance
HB156Sommer, Chrissy HB 1563/12/2013 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  0637L.01I - Specifies that a recipient of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits who makes an electronic benefit transaction at any casino or gaming establishment will be ineligible for benefits for three years
HB239Ellington, Brandon HB 2395/17/2013 Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety
  0117L.02I - Specifies that no person applying for state employment, public assistance, or state housing assistance can be required to disclose any prior nonviolent felony plea or conviction with certain exceptions
HB270Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 2705/17/2013 Referred: Special Standing Committee on Corrections
  0350L.01I - Allows certain inmates who become physically or mentally disabled, infirm, incompetent, or incapacitated to be released on parole if they are eligible for specified federal medical or financial benefits
HB279Hinson, Dave HB 2793/12/2013 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1009H.01I - Specifies that a recipient of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits who makes an electronic benefit transaction at any casino or gaming establishment will be ineligible for benefits for three years
SB198Chappelle-Nadal, Maria SB 1981/23/2013 Introduced and First Read (S)
  1020S.01I - Requires, subject to appropriations, an expansion of the variety of kosher foods approved under the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Special Supplemental Food Program
HB297English, Keith HB 2973/28/2013 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  1072H.01I - Requires the Department of Social Services to seek a federal waiver to mandate the use of photo identification for continued eligibility in the food stamp program
HB343Guernsey, Casey SCS HCS HB 3435/17/2013 Placed on Informal Calendar
  1096S.05C - Changes the laws regarding public assistance benefits
SB251Guernsey, Casey SS SB 2515/16/2013 Truly Agreed To and Finally Passed
  0105H.04T - Updates provisions relating to public assistance fraud and abuse
HB455English, Keith HCS HBs 455 & 2975/16/2013 Referred: Senate Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight
  0441H.02P - Requires the Department of Social Services to seek a federal waiver to mandate the use of photo identification for continued eligibility in the food stamp program administered in this state
SB275Funderburk, Doug HCS SB 2755/15/2013 Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
  1449H.02C - Modifies eligibility criteria for energy efficiency incentive programs offered by electric companies to low income customers
HB529Mims, Bonnaye HB 5295/17/2013 Referred: Children, Families, and Persons with Disabilities
  0910L.03I - Allows certain felons to be eligible for food stamp program benefits
SB346Curls, Shalonn SB 3462/19/2013 Introduced and First Read (S)
  1690S.01I - Modifies the eligibility requirements for food stamp assistance
SB405Sater, David SB 4052/27/2013 Introduced and First Read (S)
  1886S.01I - Excludes money placed in an irrevocable personal funeral trust from being considered as an asset when determining eligibility for public assistance
HB765Brown, Wanda HB 7654/11/2013 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  0578H.01I - Changes the laws regarding illegal aliens and immigration status verification for public assistance benefit purposes
HB838Wieland, Paul HB 8384/23/2013 Voted Do Pass (H)
  1789L.01I - Specifies that certain felons must be eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits
HB911Brown, Wanda HB 9114/9/2013 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  2172L.01I - Changes the eligibility requirements for supplemental nutrition assistance as it relates to an ineligible immigrant
HB913Brown, Wanda HB 9134/9/2013 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  2112L.01I - Requires the Children's Division within the Department of Social Services to verify on a monthly basis the employment status of any person eligible to receive transitional child day care services based on employment
HB925Allen, Sue HCS HB 9255/1/2013 Referred: Rules
  2188L.02C - Changes the requirements for providing comprehensive health care for public assistance recipients
HB939Fitzpatrick, Scott HB 9395/17/2013 Referred: Children, Families, and Persons with Disabilities
  1746H.02I - Changes the laws regarding public assistance benefits
HB985Barnes, Jay HB 9854/8/2013 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  2193L.01I - Extends the Ticket to Work Health Assurance Program to 2019
HB1040Cookson, Steve HB 10405/17/2013 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  2250H.01I - Specifies that school age children of welfare recipients must attend public school at least 90% of the time in order to receive benefits