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2013 House Bill 4042: Require match of welfare applicants against incarceration lists

Public Act 41 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Rep. Tim Kelly (R) on January 22, 2013, to require the Department of Human Services to perform a monthly jail and prison “incarceration match” and Social Security “death match” to help determine eligibility for a welfare and food stamp benefit “bridge cards,” and not issue or revoke the card of a person on those lists. This would codify current practice in statute.
    • Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on January 22, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on March 6, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 109 to 1 in the House on March 14, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on March 19, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on March 19, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 9, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on May 21, 2013, to require the Department of Human Services to perform a monthly jail and prison “incarceration match” and Social Security “death match” to help determine eligibility for a welfare and food stamp benefit “bridge cards,” and not issue or revoke the card of a person on those lists. This would codify current practice in statute.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 5, 2013.

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