H.R. 2709 (106th): Electronic Benefit Transfer Interoperability and Portability Act of 1999

Introduced:

Aug 4, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 4, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Bob Goodlatte
Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 4, 1999
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to provide for a national standard of interoperability and portablility applicable to electronic food stamp benefit transactions.

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Related Bills

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S. 1733 (Related)
Electronic Benefit Transfer Interoperability and Portability Act of 2000

Enacted — Signed by the President
Feb 11, 2000

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2709” 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.

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History

Introduced
Aug 4, 1999

Details

Cosponsors
48 cosponsors (34R, 13D, 1I) (show)
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Votes

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