H.R. 350 (112th): Anti-hunger Empowerment Act of 2011

Introduced:
Jan 19, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
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 19, 2011
Length
33 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 176 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 06, 2009

H.R. 208 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 04, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 19, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 19, 2011
Referred to Committee Jan 19, 2011
 
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
11 cosponsors (11D) (show)
Committees

House Agriculture

Nutrition and Horticulture

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1/19/2011--Introduced.
Anti-hunger Empowerment Act of 2011 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (formerly known as the Food Stamp Act of 1977) to replace current Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) 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 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) 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 to allocate subgrants to other nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups in such community, and (2) for technical assistance grants.

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