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

Introduced:
Aug 04, 1999 (106th Congress, 1999–2000)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Bob Goodlatte
Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Aug 04, 1999
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
S. 1733 (Related)
Electronic Benefit Transfer Interoperability and Portability Act of 2000

Signed by the President
Feb 11, 2000

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Aug 04, 1999
Referred to Committee Aug 04, 1999
 
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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Cosponsors
48 cosponsors (33R, 13D, 1D, 1D) (show)
Committees

House Agriculture

Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition

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8/4/1999--Introduced.
Electronic Benefit Transfer Interoperability and Portability Act of 1999 - Amends the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to provide for a national standard of interoperability and portability applicable to electronic food stamp benefit transactions. Requires systems that provide for the electronic issuance, use, and redemption of coupons in the form of electronic benefit transfer cards to be interoperable, and food stamp benefits to be made portable, among all States not later than October 1, 2002.

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