S. 1777 (103rd): A bill to extend the suspended implementation of certain requirements of the food stamp program on Indian ...

...reservations, to suspend certain eligibility requirements for the participation of retail food stores in the food stamp program, and

103rd Congress, 1993–1994. Text as of Nov 23, 1993 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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S.1777

One Hundred Third Congress

of the

United States of America

AT THE FIRST SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday,

the fifth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-three

An Act

To extend the suspended implementation of certain requirements of the food stamp program on Indian reservations, to suspend certain eligibility requirements for the participation of retail food stores in the food stamp program, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. REPORTING AND STAGGERED ISSUANCE FOR HOUSEHOLDS ON RESERVATIONS.

    Section 908(a) of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act Amendments of 1991 (Public Law 102-237; 7 U.S.C. 2015 note and 7 U.S.C. 2016 note) is amended by striking ‘January 31, 1994’ both places it appears and inserting ‘March 15, 1994’.

SEC. 2. CONTINUING ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN RETAIL FOOD STORES.

    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, during the period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act and ending on March 15, 1994, an establishment or house-to-house trade route that is otherwise authorized to accept and redeem coupons under the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2011 et seq.) on the date of enactment of this Act may not be disqualified from participation in the food stamp program solely because the establishment or trade route does not meet the definition of ‘retail food store’ under section 3(k)(1) of such Act (7 U.S.C. 2012(k)(1)).

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.