S. 2123 (100th): Emergency Hunger Relief Act of 1988


Mar 2, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 14, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts


See Instead:

H.R. 4060 (same title)
Passed House — Aug 8, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide hunger relief, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/2/1988--Introduced.Emergency Hunger Relief Act of 1988 - TitleI - Family Self Sufficiency ImprovementSubtitleA - Food Stamp ProgramAmends the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to increase the minimum food stamp program ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 2, 1988

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 14, 1988
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2123”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (19D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4060 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Aug 8, 1988

S. 2560 (Related)
Hunger Prevention Act of 1988

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 19, 1988

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