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H 4066 General Bill, By Gagnon, H.A. Crawford, Gambrell, Putnam, Thayer, Southard, Daning, Newton, Pitts and Willis
Summary: DSS to administer the SNAP program
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SUBARTICLE 5 TO ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 43 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO ADMINISTER THE FEDERAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) AND TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR PROGRAM BENEFITS, TO LIMIT INDIVIDUALS TO RECEIPT OF SNAP BENEFITS TO THREE MONTHS OUT OF EVERY THIRTY-SIX MONTHS WITH EXCEPTIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH INDIVIDUALS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE SNAP BENEFITS AND ESTABLISH ADDITIONAL PENALTIES, TO PROVIDE A PROCESS THROUGH WHICH INDIVIDUALS MAY REGAIN ELIGIBILITY FOR SNAP BENEFITS, AND TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT FROM APPLYING FOR WAIVERS FROM WORK REQUIREMENTS TO RECEIVE SNAP BENEFITS; TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-1105, RELATING TO STATE WELFARE POLICY, SO AS TO EXPAND THE SCOPE OF THE POLICY; TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-1110, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN ARTICLE 9, SO AS TO ADD DEFINITIONS RELATING TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND TO CHANGE OR ELIMINATE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-1115, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN PUBLIC BENEFITS, SO AS TO REFERENCE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES AND THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-1150, RELATING TO A FEDERAL PROGRAM WHOSE FUNCTION IS TO INCREASE JOB OPPORTUNITIES, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PROGRAM NAME TO CURRENT LAW; TO DESIGNATE EXISTING SECTIONS OF ARTICLE 9 AS SUBARTICLES; AND TO RENAME ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 43 THE "TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES AND SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ACT".
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04/28/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 8)
04/28/15House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 8)



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