H.R.1752: SNAP Transparency Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about agriculture and food
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Sponsor Tom Marino, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Republicans)
Introduced April 25, 2013
Latest Major Action May 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

SNAP Transparency Act of 2013 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to: (1) establish a uniform reporting system to enable retail stores participating in the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP, formerly the food stamp program) to collect and provide the Secretary with detailed information on SNAP-purchased food items, and (2) publish such information on the Internet.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition.
April 25, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.