H.R. 176 (111th): Anti-hunger Empowerment Act of 2009

Introduced:
Jan 06, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
José Serrano
Representative for New York's 16th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jan 06, 2009
Length
33 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 206 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 04, 2007

H.R. 350 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 19, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 06, 2009
Referred to Committee Jan 06, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide greater access to the supplemental nutrition assistance program by reducing duplicative and burdensome administrative requirements, authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to award grants to certain community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups for the purpose of establishing and implementing a Beyond the Soup Kitchen Pilot Program for certain socially and economically disadvantaged populations, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
20 cosponsors (20D) (show)
Committees

House Agriculture

Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition

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1/6/2009--Introduced.
Anti-hunger Empowerment Act of 2009 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (formerly known as the Food Stamp Act of 1977) to replace current supplemental nutrition assistance program (formerly known as the food stamp program) administrative cost provisions with provisions authorizing 75% reimbursement for specified state activities to increase program access.
States that fingerprinting shall not be required for program participation.
Beyond the Soup Kitchen Grants Program Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a Beyond the Soup Kitchen pilot program to provide grants: (1) to a primary community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger group in each designated pilot community which shall allocate subgrants to other nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups in such community; and (2) for technical assistance grants.
Sets forth program provisions.

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