Pennsylvania House Bill 222: Banning Former Drug Felons from Basic Assistance Benefits

Just Harvest PA HB 222 fact sheetHouse Bill 222, introduced by Rep. Mike Regan (R–Cumberland and York Counties), is aimed at blocking people with drug felony distribution convictions from receiving public assistance. HB 222 seeks to ban such individuals from receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), food stamps, general cash assistance, or State supplemental assistance.

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