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Bill:HI HR 6 - Request to expand income eligibility for child nutrition programs
Summary:Would request the United States Department of Agriculture to expand the Income Eligibility Guidelines to 150 percent and 200 percent of Federal income poverty guidelines for free and reduced-cost meals, respectively.
Sponsor(s):Representative Richard Lee Fale (R)
As of 11/8/2013: Offered, referred to Committees on Education, and Finance
As of 10/29/2013: Prefiled

Bill:HI SB 2286 - Provider agencies can't force homeless people to buy foods/goods with food stamp progra
Summary:Would prohibit provider agencies from requesting or requiring homeless individuals to purchase goods or food commodity under a food distribution program or any food stamp or coupon under a food stamp plan, or an EBT card or similar debit card type device, in exchange for services.
Sponsor(s):Donna Kim (D)
As of 2/16/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.