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2012 House Bill 5761: Revise cash welfare time limits
  1. Introduced by Rep. John Olumba (D) on June 14, 2012, to eliminate a current cap of 48 months on the time a person can collect cash welfare benefits. Note: The current lifetime cap has many exceptions, and there is no time limit on other welfare benefits including food stamps, housing and heating bill subsidies, Medicaid, etc.
    • Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on June 14, 2012.