Amends GS 108A-25.2 to expand food and nutrition services program eligibility to include individuals convicted under federal or State law of any controlled substance felony offenses. Eliminates the current six month waiting periods and required treatment for individuals convicted of Class H or I controlled substance felony offenses to be eligible to participate in the food and nutrition services program.
Appropriates $100,000 in nonrecurring funds for 2020-21 from the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Social Services, to notify the public of the changes made in this act.
Effective July 1, 2020.
NO BAN ON FNS BENEFITS/FELONY DRUG CONVICTION.
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AN ACT TO EXEMPT FROM FEDERAL RESTRICTIONS ON FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICES BENEFITS INDIVIDUALS CONVICTED OF DRUG-RELATED FELONIES.Intro. by Peterson.
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Bill S 849 (2019-2020)Summary date: May 26 2020 - View Summary