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


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 At Large



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Last Updated: Mar 28, 2012
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

3/28/2012--Introduced.Puerto Rico Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Restoration Act of 2012 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (formerly known as the Food Stamp Act of 1977) to: (1) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 28, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4280”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (12D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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