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Requiring the department of social and health services to request all necessary exemptions and waivers from the federal government to allow students to use electronic benefit transfer cards at institutions of higher education (Macri, Pettigrew, Jinkins)

Requires the department of social and health services,
in consultation with the state board for community and
technical colleges and the student achievement council, to
seek all necessary exemptions and waivers from and amendments
to federal statutes, rules, and regulations in order to
authorize the public and private institutions of higher
education to accept supplemental nutrition assistance program
benefits in the form of an electronic benefit transfer card
at the institutions' on-campus food retail establishments.

Hearing Date: Friday, February 03, 2017 -- 10:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1569&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)