House Bill 105

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Title AN ACT relating to fraud prevention in the use of food stamps.
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Bill Request Number 475
Sponsors R. Nelson, L. Belcher, R. Huff, J. York
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 205.200 to require that an applicant for benefits under the food stamp program show a government-issued photo ID card at the initial interview to determine eligibility; create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require retail establishments to require a government-issued photo ID card before accepting payment from a food stamp enrollee using a food stamp card; create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require retail establishments to display a sign containing the address and phone number of the fraud abuse hotline; amend KRS 205.990 to require that retail establishments that fail to comply with the requirement to request ID shall be fined $500 for the first offense and $1,000 for each subsequent offense; create a fine for retail establishments that fail to display the fraud abuse hotline of $100 for the first offense and $250 for each subsequent offense; give the Cabinet for Health and Family Services authority to revoke the food stamp privileges of retail establishments that do not comply.
Index Headings of Original Version Foods - Food stamp cards, requirement of ID and display of fraud hotline for stores that accept
Public Assistance - Food stamp cards, requirement of ID and display of fraud hotline for stores that accept
Small Business - Food stamp cards, requirement of ID and display of fraud hotline for stores that accept
Trade Practices and Retailing - Food stamp cards, requirement of ID and display of fraud hotline for stores that accept
Fiscal Note - Food stamp cards, requirement of ID and display of fraud hotline for stores that accept

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12/08/11
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/03/12
  • introduced in House
  • to Health & Welfare (H)


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