H.R. 3436 (103rd): To amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to ensure adequate access to retail food stores by recipients of food stamps and to maintain the integrity of the Food Stamp Program.


Nov 3, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 10, 1993 but was never passed by the Senate.


Charles “Charlie” Stenholm

Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 10, 1993
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

Amends the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to redefine "retail food store" for purposes of food stamp program (program) eligibility as a store that sells food for home preparation and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 3, 1993

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Nov 9, 1993
Reported by Committee

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Nov 10, 1993
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3436”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


29 cosponsors (21D, 8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1926 (Related)
Food Stamp Program Improvements Act of 1994

Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 25, 1994

S. 1777 (Related)
A bill to extend the suspended implementation of certain requirements of the food stamp ...

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 17, 1993

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