Status Summary

Passed out of the Senate Committee on Human Services, Mental Health & Housing and on Feb 16th referred to Ways & Means, but never had a hearing. This bill did not make it out of its committee by the cutoff deadline.

Legislative Session

2017

Status

Failed

Sponsor

Darneille

SB 5609 revises the definition of "resource" for purposes of eligibility requirements for an exemption of a resource in order to qualify for public assistance. The bill specifically removes the car asset limit and changes the cash asset limit from a cap of one thousand dollars to six thousand dollars.