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H 5142 General Bill, By Willis, Bedingfield, Hicks, Loftis, Burns, H.A. Crawford, G.R. Smith, Finlay, Bannister, Lowe, Nanney and Stringer
Summary: Department of Health and Human Services
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 5, TITLE 43 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS) TO ADMINISTER THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP), TO ESTABLISH LIMITATIONS ON THE ABILITY OF DSS TO APPLY FOR FEDERAL WAIVERS, TO REQUIRE DSS TO ESTABLISH DISQUALIFICATION PERIODS AND DISCONTINUE OR TERMINATE SNAP BENEFITS FOR THE FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH CHILD SUPPORT ORDERS OR WITH SNAP REQUIREMENTS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; BY ADDING ARTICLE 13 TO CHAPTER 5, TITLE 43 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (DHHS) TO ESTABLISH A COMPUTERIZED INCOME, ASSET, AND IDENTITY ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION SERVICE TO VERIFY A PERSON'S IDENTITY AND ELIGIBILITY FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, TO REQUIRE DHHS TO REPORT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL CASES OF SUSPECTED FRAUD, TO REQUIRE DHHS TO SUBMIT REPORTS TO THE GOVERNOR AND OTHER PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; BY ADDING SECTION 43-5-1172 SO AS TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN LIMITATIONS ON ELECTRONIC TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF) BENEFITS DEBIT CARD PURCHASES; BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-185 SO AS TO REQUIRE DHHS TO RELEASE CERTAIN DATA TO THE PUBLIC REGARDING MEDICAID SERVICES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS; TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-1125, RELATING TO SANCTIONS FOR FAILURE TO ADHERE TO TANF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO CHANGE SANCTIONS FOR NONCOMPLIANCE WITH ANY TANF PROGRAM REQUIREMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-1170, RELATING TO TANF PROGRAM BENEFITS, SO AS TO LIMIT BENEFITS TO NO MORE THAN TWELVE MONTHS IN A LIFETIME; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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03/23/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 15)
03/23/16House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 15)



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