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SB1129

Food stamps and TANF; eligibility, drug-related felonies.

Status:
Killed

Chief Patron:
Mamie Locke (D)

Session:
2019 Regular Session

Summary

As introduced. Eligibility for food stamps; drug-related felonies.

Provides that a person who is otherwise eligible to receive food stamp benefits shall not be denied such assistance solely because he has been convicted of a drug-related felony. Under current law, such individuals may not be denied food stamp benefits based on a felony conviction of possession of a controlled substance, provided that such person is complying with, or has already complied with, all obligations imposed by the criminal court, is actively engaged in or has completed a substance abuse treatment program, participates in periodic drug screenings, and fulfills any other obligations as determined by the Department of Social Services. (Less)
  • Bill History

  • 12/29/2018 - Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102418D
  • 12/29/2018 - Senate: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
  • 01/15/2019 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB1129)
  • 01/25/2019 - Senate: Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (12-Y 1-N 1-A)
  • 01/25/2019 - Senate: Committee substitute printed 19105827D-S1
  • 01/25/2019 - Senate: Rereferred to Finance
  • 01/29/2019 - Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N)
  • 01/30/2019 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 01/30/2019 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB1129S1)
  • 01/31/2019 - Senate: Read second time
  • 01/31/2019 - Senate: Reading of substitute waived
  • 01/31/2019 - Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 19105827D-S1
  • 01/31/2019 - Senate: Reading of amendment waived
  • 01/31/2019 - Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
  • 01/31/2019 - Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB1129ES1
  • 01/31/2019 - Senate: Printed as engrossed 19105827D-ES1
  • 02/01/2019 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB1129ES1)
  • 02/01/2019 - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/01/2019 - Senate: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/01/2019 - Senate: Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)   Close Floor Vote
  • 02/06/2019 - House: Placed on Calendar
  • 02/06/2019 - House: Read first time
  • 02/06/2019 - House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
  • 02/11/2019 - House: House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
  • 02/11/2019 - House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
  • 02/11/2019 - House: Committee substitute printed 19106678D-H1
  • 02/12/2019 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB1129H1)
  • 02/12/2019 - House: Read second time
  • 02/13/2019 - House: Motion to refer to committee agreed to (50-Y 45-N)
  • 02/13/2019 - House: VOTE: AGREE TO MOTION (50-Y 45-N)   Close Floor Vote
  • 02/13/2019 - House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/19/2019 - House: Left in Courts of Justice