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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Restrictions on SNAP benefit purchases. Prohibits Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients from purchasing: (1) energy drinks; (2) sweetened beverages; (3) carbonated beverages; (4) candy; (5) potato or corn chips; and (6) cookies; with SNAP benefits. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply for a waiver or authorization to implement this prohibition if a waiver or authorization from a federal agency is required and allows a delay in implementation until the waiver or authorization is received. Restrictions on SNAP benefit purchases. Prohibits Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients from purchasing: (1) energy drinks; (2) sweetened beverages; (3) carbonated beverages; (4) candy; (5) potato or corn chips; and (6) cookies; with SNAP benefits. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply for a waiver or authorization to implement this prohibition if a waiver or authorization from a federal agency is required and allows a delay in implementation until the waiver or authorization is received.