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 Bill Status of HB5626  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John D. Cavaletto

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 the Secretary of Human Services shall seek a waiver from the United States Department of Agriculture to allow the State to specify certain foods that may and may not be purchased in Illinois with the benefits funded by the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP; formerly known as the Food Stamp program), including a general ban on the use of SNAP benefits to purchase foods of minimal nutritional value such as carbonated soft drinks, snack cakes, candies, chewing gum, flavored ice bars, and fried, high-fat chips.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  2/14/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2014HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/20/2014HouseTo Public Benefits Subcommittee
  3/28/2014HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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