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S 8247 - Authorizes Online Grocery Purchases for SNAP Recipients - New York Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Online Grocery Purchases for SNAP Recipients

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Title: Authorizes Online Grocery Purchases for SNAP Recipients

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients to order groceries online and makes that option permanent.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires the office to promptly seek federal approval needed to enter into an agreement with all grocery retailers prepared to offer SNAP online purchasing (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the office to develop a plan to maximize SNAP online purchasing options within 180 days after the effective date of this act (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the plan, and any updates to such a plan, to be submitted to the governor, speaker of the Assembly, and temporary president of the Senate (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the office to seek all necessary waivers from the United States Department of Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition Service to carry out the plan (Sec. 1).

Title: Authorizes Online Grocery Purchases for SNAP Recipients

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