H.R. 329 (111th): Food Assistance to Improve Reintegration Act of 2009

Introduced:
Jan 08, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Barbara Lee
Representative for California's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jan 08, 2009
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5802 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2008

H.R. 377 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 20, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 8, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 08, 2009
Referred to Committee Jan 08, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to repeal the denial of food stamp eligibility of ex-offenders.

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Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (8D) (show)
Committees

House Agriculture

Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition

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1/8/2009--Introduced.
Food Assistance to Improve Reintegration Act of 2009 - Amends the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to repeal the denial of food stamp eligibility for a person convicted of a felony which has as an element the possession, use, or distribution of a controlled substance.

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