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H.R.1882: Safety Net Abuse Prevention (SNAP) 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 Diane Black, R-Tenn.
Total Cosponsors 20 (All Republicans)
Introduced May 8, 2013
Latest Major Action May 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

Safety Net Abuse Prevention (SNAP) Act of 2013 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to prohibit the Department of Agriculture (USDA) from using funds for any agreement with a foreign government to promote enrollment in the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program).

Terminates the Partnership for Nutrition Assistance Initiative between the United States and Mexico.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition.
May 8, 2013 Referred to House Foreign Affairs
May 8, 2013 Referred to House Agriculture