S. 2475 (100th): Farmers’ Market Nutrition Enhancement Act

Jun 07, 1988 (100th Congress, 1987–1988)
Died (Reported by Committee)
Thomas “Tom” Harkin
Senator from Iowa
Related Bills
S. 2560 (Related)
Hunger Prevention Act of 1988

Signed by the President
Sep 19, 1988


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

Introduced Jun 07, 1988
Referred to Committee Jun 07, 1988
Reported by Committee Jun 14, 1988
Full Title

A bill to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1986 to authorize the establishment of a demonstration project to provide coupons to recipients of assistance under the special supplemental food program for women, infants, and children for use at farmers' markets.


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Farmers' Market Nutrition Enhancement Act - Amends the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to authorize three-year demonstration project grants in seven States to provide coupons (between ten and 20 dollars' worth) to special supplemental food program (WIC) recipients for use at farmers' markets.
Requires at least 30 percent State matching funds.
Sets minimum and maximum grant amounts at $75,000 and $700,000, respectively.
Prohibits the use of funds to construct or operate a farmers' market.
Limits the use of funds for administrative costs.
(1) State recipients to make annual reports to the Secretary of Agriculture; and
(2) the Secretary to provide the Congress with a project evaluation report within two years after the last grant award.
Authorizes FY 1989 through 1991 appropriations.

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