H.R. 4280 (112th): Puerto Rico Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Restoration Act of 2012

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide that Puerto Rico may be treated in the same manner as the several States for the purpose of carrying out the supplemental nutrition assistance program under such Act.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Mar 28, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 28, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Pedro Pierluisi

Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico



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Last Updated: Mar 28, 2012
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Mar 28, 2012

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H.R. 4280 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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