Vote — Feb 8, 2016 5:31 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 83/0
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Mar 21, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
This bill was introduced on November 21, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Vermont
A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to respond to the hunger emergency afflicting American families and children, to attack the causes of hunger among all Americans, to ensure an adequate diet for low-income people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness because of the shortage of affordable housing, to promote self-sufficiency among food stamp recipients, to assist families affected by adverse economic conditions, to simplify food assistance programs' administration, and for other purposes.
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 757”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 757 — 102nd Congress: Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/s757
“S. 757 — 102nd Congress: Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1991. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/s757>
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