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 >
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

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3436” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 3, 1993
Reported by Committee
Nov 9, 1993
Passed House
Nov 10, 1993
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.


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

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this bill.

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