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


Mar 21, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

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


Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Food Stamp ProgramAmends the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to permit related adults living in the same household to apply for separate food stamp program (program) benefits under ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 21, 1991

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 21, 1991
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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.


14 cosponsors (13D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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