VA HB2208 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-02-07 - Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions
Pending: House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Food stamp program; electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card. Requires that each EBT card issued to a food stamp program recipient display a photograph of the recipient. The bill directs the Department of Social Services to (i) establish procedures to ensure that all eligible household members or authorized representatives of the recipient are able to access benefits from the account as necessary and (ii) enter into memoranda of understanding or other similar agreements with other departments, agencies, and institutions of the Commonwealth, including the Department of Motor Vehicles, to share photographs, when available.

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Food stamp program; electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card.



2017-02-07HouseLeft in Health, Welfare and Institutions
2017-01-31HouseSubcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
2017-01-17HouseAssigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
2017-01-11HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2017-01-11HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100920D


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
632801(n/a)See Bill Text

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