Bill Text: CT HB06610 | 2017 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: An Act Requiring An Annual Report On Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Benefits.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-01-24 - Referred to Joint Committee on Human Services [HB06610 Detail]

Download: Connecticut-2017-HB06610-Introduced.html

General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6610

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2222

 

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Referred to Committee on HUMAN SERVICES

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. KLARIDES, 114th Dist.

REP. CANDELORA, 86th Dist.

REP. HOYDICK, 120th Dist.

REP. O'DEA, 125th Dist.

REP. O'NEILL, 69th Dist.

 

AN ACT REQUIRING AN ANNUAL REPORT ON SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITIONAL ASSISTANCE BENEFITS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 17b-105a of the general statutes be amended to require the Commissioner of Social Services to annually report to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to human services on the average length of time recipients of supplemental nutritional assistance have been receiving such assistance and what percentage have exceeded a federal time limit of three months for able-bodied adults without dependents who are not meeting federal work requirements.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase transparency in state government.

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