HB 91/FN (BR 337) - R. Nelson, T. Riner, L. Belcher, A. Webb-Edgington
AN ACT relating to identification for food stamp users.
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; require cashiers to request a government-issued photo ID card of a food stamp enrollee before accepting payment from another individual using a food stamp enrollee's card; amend KRS 205.990 to require that retail establishments that fail to comply shall be fined $500 for the first offense and $1,000 for each subsequent offense, and give the cabinet authority to revoke the food stamp privileges of retail establishments that don't comply.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 4-introduced in House; to Health & Welfare (H)