S. 757 (102nd): Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 21, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 21, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont

Democrat

History

Mar 21, 1991
 
Introduced

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Nov 21, 1991
 
Reported by Committee

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S. 757 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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