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SB 1359 - Price (D) Study of Food Stamp Options

CCWRO Position - SUPPORT & Sponsored by CCWRO

This bill would require the California Research Bureau to compile all existing information and recommendations from interested stakeholders relating to increasing participation in the Federal human services programs, including the Food Stamp program. It would require the office of the Legislative Analyst to submit recommendations for five years no later than November 1, 2011 analyzing and evaluating participation in federal human services programs.


STATUS- Passed the Senate Human Services Committee and it never moved.

SB 1322. Senator Lui (D)


This bill would require a county that implements the federal time limits for ABAWDS to receive food stamp to offer self-initiated workfare activities to maintain food stamp eligibility and to allow exempt exempt household to voluntarily participate in the Food Stamp Employment and Training program.

STATUS - Vetoed by the Governor