H.R.228: SNAP Fraud Prevention 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 Sam Graves, R-Mo.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 4, 2013
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Bill Summary

SNAP Fraud Prevention Act of 2013 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to prohibit the payment of a deposit fee in excess of any state fee reimbursement to recipients of supplemental nutrition assistance (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) for the return of empty bottles and cans used to contain food purchased with SNAP benefits.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition.
Jan. 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.