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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Aug 4, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on August 4, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 4, 1999
Length: 6 pages
Aug 4, 1999
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H.R. 2709 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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