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

Introduced:

Jun 7, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa

Democrat

About the bill

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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 7, 1988
 
Introduced

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Jun 14, 1988
 
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Votes

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Related Bills

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S. 2560 (Related)
Hunger Prevention Act of 1988

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 19, 1988

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