H.R. 6269 (112th): Disabled Veterans Nutrition Fairness Act of 2012

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Aug 01, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6269

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 1, 2012

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

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Disabled Veterans Nutrition Fairness Act of 2012.

2.

Amendments

Section 3(j)(4) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2011 et seq.) is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (A) by striking or at the end,

(2)

in subparagraph (B) by adding or at the end, and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(C)

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;

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3.

Effective Date

This Act and the amendments made by this Act shall take effect on October 1, 2012.