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2012 House Bill 5602: Ban future benefits for food stamp scammers
  1. Introduced by Rep. Anthony Forlini (R) on May 9, 2012, to make a person ineligible for future food stamps (now provided through “bridge cards”) who as a means of obtaining cash uses this welfare benefit to buy products (presumably beverages) that come in containers with deposits, throws out the product, and returns the containers for the deposit money.
    • Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on May 9, 2012.