Legislation Archive September - November 2016

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

FD H.B. 6171 (Federal)
Title: To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008
Introduced September 26, 2016
Sponsor: Representative Glenn Grothman (R - WI)
Summary: This bill would amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to eliminate the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to grant a waiver from the work requirements for participation in the supplemental nutrition assistance program on account of an area's high unemployment rate or limited employment availability for individuals who reside in the area.
 
NJ A.B. 4319 (New Jersey)
Title: Requires county and municipal welfare agencies to create certain records of all individuals who inquire about public assistance programs.
Introduced November 14, 2016
Sponsor: Assemblywoman Elizabeth Maher Muoio (D)
Summary: This bill would amend require county and municipal welfare agencies to create certain records of all individuals who inquire about public assistance programs.