H. R. 5740
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 9, 2018
Mr. Joyce of Ohio introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to permit the State agency to disclose personal identifying information of a household member to a law enforcement officer who provides such member’s household electronic benefit transfer card number for the purpose of apprehending such member who is fleeing to avoid prosecution, or custody or confinement after conviction, for a crime.
This Act may be cited as the
Enhancing Law Enforcement Resources Act of 2018.
Section 11(e)(8)(E) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2020(e)(8)(E)) is amended by inserting
(or the number of the member’s household electronic benefit transfer card) after
the member the first place it appears.