H. R. 6269
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
August 1, 2012
Ms. Speier introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand the eligibility of certain veterans while they have disability claims pending under title 38 of the United States Code.
This Act may be cited as the
Disabled Veterans Nutrition Fairness
Act of 2012.
Section 3(j)(4) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2011 et seq.) is amended—
(A) by striking
or at the end,
(B) by adding
or at the end, and
by adding at the end the following:
has pending under title 38 of the United States Code a claim for compensation for a service-connected disability for which no disposition has yet been made by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs;
This Act and the amendments made by this Act shall take effect on October 1, 2012.