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AB 1756 - Food Stamps for Drug Felons - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Bill Berryhill voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Bill Berryhill made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (44-31) - (Key vote)

Title: Food Stamps for Drug Felons

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows aid under the Food Stamp Program for all eligible persons convicted of a drug felony.

Highlights:
-Repeals the specifications that a convicted drug felon, in order to receive food stamps, must have completed, participated in, or enrolled in a government-recognized drug treatment program or provided other evidence that the illegal use of controlled substances has ceased (Sec. 1). -Requires that the state reimburse local agencies and school districts for any costs mandated by this state that are associated with this bill (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Food Stamps for Drug Felons

Sponsors

  • Sandré R. Swanson (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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