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 Bill Status of HB0177  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Bill Mitchell - Michael Unes - Josh Harms

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 control the epidemic of childhood obesity, the Secretary of Human Services may 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 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly the Food Stamp Program). Requires the Secretary to consult with members of the General Assembly in developing the waiver and to obtain approval from the General Assembly before implementing the waiver.

DateChamber Action
  1/18/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Bill Mitchell
  1/18/2013HouseFirst Reading
  1/18/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2013HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/19/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Unes
  3/13/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Josh Harms
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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