H.R. 377 (112th): Food Assistance to Improve Reintegration Act of 2011

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jan 20, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 377

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 20, 2011

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture

A BILL

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

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Food Assistance to Improve Reintegration Act of 2011.

2.

Repeal of denial of benefits

Section 115 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (21 U.S.C. 862a) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a) by striking paragraph (2);

(2)

in subsection (b) by striking paragraph (2); and

(3)

in subsection (e) by striking paragraph (2).