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Aug 4, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
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
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.
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 ... Read more >
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2709”). 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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2709 — 106th Congress: Electronic Benefit Transfer Interoperability and Portability Act of 1999. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr2709
“H.R. 2709 — 106th Congress: Electronic Benefit Transfer Interoperability and Portability Act of 1999.” www.GovTrack.us. 1999. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr2709>
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