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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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14 cosponsors (13D, 1R) (show)(joined Mar 21, 1991)(joined Mar 21, 1991)(joined Mar 21, 1991)(joined Mar 21, 1991)(joined Jun 27, 1991)(joined Jun 27, 1991)(joined Oct 15, 1991)(joined Nov 20, 1991)(joined Jan 24, 1992)(joined Mar 10, 1992)(joined Apr 2, 1992)(joined Jun 10, 1992)(joined Jun 11, 1992)(joined Jun 26, 1992)
- Committee Assignments
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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. May 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/s757>
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