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H.R.2404: Enhancing Nutrition Services to the Elderly and Disabled 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 Erik Paulsen, R-Minn.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 17, 2013
Latest Major Action Aug. 13, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Enhancing Nutrition Services to the Elderly and Disabled Act of 2013 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (formerly known as the Food Stamp Act of 1977) to include as a "retail food store" under the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP, formerly the food stamp program) a public or private nonprofit food purchasing and delivery service that: (1) serves individuals who are unable to shop for food and who are at least 60 years old or physically or mentally handicapped or otherwise disabled, and (2) notifies the participating household at the time of order that any delivery fee cannot be paid with SNAP benefits.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition.
June 17, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.