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

Public Act 41 of 2013

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.   Official Text and Analysis.
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.
Passed 109 to 1 in the House on March 14, 2013 (same description)
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.
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.
Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on May 21, 2013 (same description)
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.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 5, 2013

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