LD 526 LR 31(01)
Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Request a Waiver To Prohibit the Use of Food Supplement Benefits for the Purchase of Taxable Food Items
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Katz of Kennebec
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: No
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Any additional costs to the Department of Health and Human Services to request a federal waiver and amend rules to prohibit the use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program benefits for the purchase of certain food items are expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.