H.B.4001. Relating to eligibility and fraud requirements for public assistance

West Virginia House of Representatives
Last action 8 days ago
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Summary

                    The purpose of this to set forth the eligibility and fraud requirements for public assistance. The bill defines terms. The bill requires the Department of Health and Human Resources to implement work requirements for applicants for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The bill requires discontinuance of a federal waiver. The bill sets forth what meets work requirements. The bill sets out exceptions to work requirements. The bill provides for a good cause exception. The bill allows for a federal waiver. The bill provides for rulemaking for suspension of benefits for noncompliance. The bill provides for an asset test for SNAP benefits. The bill requires accessing information of various federal, state and miscellaneous sources. The bill prohibits payment of SNAP benefits in specified instances. The bill requires cooperation with the Bureau for Child Support Enforcement. The bill requires a design or establishment of a computerized income, asset and identity verification system for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). The bill allows for contracting with a third-party vendor. The bill sets out required contract terms. The bill requires accessing information of various federal, state and miscellaneous sources for TANF. The bill requires identity authentication as a condition to receive public assistance. The bill sets forth notice requirements and right to a hearing. The bill requires referrals for fraud, misrepresentation and inadequate documentation. The bill requires a report to the Governor and Legislature. The bill sets forth prohibitions on the use of an electronic benefit transfer card. The bill tracks out-of-state spending of SNAP and TANF benefits. The bill provides for rulemaking.
                

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Actions

  • Chapter 119, Acts, Regular Session, 2018

    Mon, Apr 16th 2018
  • Approved by Governor 3/27/18

    Tue, Mar 27th 2018
  • To Governor 3/21/18

    Wed, Mar 21st 2018
  • Approved by Governor 3/27/18 - House Journal

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • To Governor 3/21/18 - Senate Journal

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • To Governor 3/21/18 - House Journal

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • House refused to concur and requested Senate to recede (Roll No. 497)

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • House received Senate message

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Completed legislative action

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Communicated to House

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Senate adopted conference report and passed bill (Roll No. 526)

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • House Message received

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Communicated to Senate

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • House adopted conference report and passed bill (Roll No. 552)

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Conference report received-House

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Approved by Governor 3/27/18 - Senate Journal

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Conference report filed - House

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • House Message received

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • To conference

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Communicated to Senate

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • House appointed conferees: Shott, Hollen, Canestraro

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • House agreed to conference

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • House received Senate message

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Communicated to House

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Senate appoints conference committee: Maroney, Weld, Plymale

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Senate refused to recede; requested conference (Voice vote)

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • House Message received

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Communicated to Senate

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • House received Senate message

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Conference report filed - Senate

    Sat, Mar 10th 2018
  • Read 3rd time

    Fri, Mar 9th 2018
  • Passed Senate with amended title (Roll No. 422)

    Fri, Mar 9th 2018
  • Senate requests House to concur

    Fri, Mar 9th 2018
  • On 3rd reading with right to amend, amendment pending

    Fri, Mar 9th 2018
  • Committee amendment adopted (Voice vote)

    Fri, Mar 9th 2018
  • Read 2nd time

    Thu, Mar 8th 2018
  • Having been read 1st time 3/7/18

    Thu, Mar 8th 2018
  • Reported do pass, with amendment and title amendment

    Thu, Mar 8th 2018
  • Immediate consideration

    Thu, Mar 8th 2018
  • Read 1st time

    Wed, Mar 7th 2018
  • Immediate consideration

    Wed, Mar 7th 2018
  • Without recommendation, but first rereferred to Health and Human Resources

    Wed, Mar 7th 2018
  • Rereferred to Health and Human Resources on 2nd reading

    Wed, Mar 7th 2018
  • To Health and Human Resources

    Wed, Feb 21st 2018
  • Introduced in Senate

    Wed, Feb 21st 2018
  • House Message received

    Wed, Feb 21st 2018
  • To Health and Human Resources

    Wed, Feb 21st 2018
  • Communicated to Senate

    Tue, Feb 20th 2018
  • Passed House (Roll No. 159)

    Tue, Feb 20th 2018
  • Read 3rd time

    Tue, Feb 20th 2018
  • On 3rd reading, Special Calendar

    Tue, Feb 20th 2018
  • Amendment rejected (Roll No. 157)

    Mon, Feb 19th 2018
  • Read 2nd time

    Mon, Feb 19th 2018
  • On 2nd reading, Special Calendar

    Mon, Feb 19th 2018
  • Read 1st time

    Fri, Feb 16th 2018
  • On 1st reading, Special Calendar

    Fri, Feb 16th 2018
  • By substitute, do pass

    Thu, Feb 15th 2018
  • To House Judiciary

    Wed, Jan 24th 2018
  • With amendment, do pass, but first to Judiciary

    Wed, Jan 24th 2018
  • To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

    Fri, Jan 12th 2018
  • To House Health and Human Resources

    Fri, Jan 12th 2018
  • Introduced in House

    Fri, Jan 12th 2018
  • Filed for introduction

    Fri, Jan 12th 2018