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Bill:WI HB 110 - Restrictions on purchases with SNAP benefits
Summary:Would conduct a pilot program that would limit the types of food and beverage that can be purchased with SNAP benefits to only nutritious products.
Sponsor(s):Representative Dean Kaufert (R)
As of 5/16/2013: Senate amendment offered
As of 5/10/2013: Transmitted to Senate, first reading, referred to Committee on Health and Human Services
As of 5/8/2013: Amended bill passed third reading
As of 5/8/2013: Bill amended
As of 5/3/2013: Committee on State Affairs recommended adoption of both amendments, referred to Committee on Rules, placed on calendar for May 7, 2013
As of 5/2/2013: Executive action taken
As of 4/30/2013: Amendments 1 and 2 under consideration
As of 4/30/2013: Assembly amendment 2 offered by Representative Knodl
As of 4/30/2013: Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representative Kaufert
As of 4/10/2013: Fiscal estimate received, public hearing held
As of 4/1/2013: Introduced, first reading, referred to Committee on State Affairs

Bill:WI AB 887 - Fees for employers whose employees receive public benefits
Summary:Would imposing a fee on an employer whose employee receives certain public assistance benefits.
Sponsor(s):Representatives Johnson (R) (co-sponsors: Young, Sargent, Barnes, Sinicki, Berceau, Hulsey, Zepnick, Hebl, C. Taylor, Ohnstad and Genrich)
As of 4/3/2014: For status updates, please visit the legislator's website.