Glover Law

HB 959: Public Assistance

General Bill by Zika

Public Assistance: Revises penalties for noncompliance with work requirements for receipt of temporary cash assistance; requires DEO, in cooperation with CareerSource Florida, Inc., & DCF, to inform participants in temporary cash assistance program of work requirements & sanctions & penalties for noncompliance with work requirements; prohibits use or acceptance of EBT card at specified locations; directs AHCA to seek federal approval to require Medicaid enrollees to provide proof to DCF of engagement in work activities for receipt of temporary cash assistance as condition of eligibility & enrollment; provides appropriation.

This bill is included on the Tracker because it specifically bans the use of electronic benefit cards at Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers.

Effective Date: July 1, 2019

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