New Cosponsors — Apr 10, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. John Conyers [D-MI13]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Charles “Charlie” Rangel [D-NY13]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL24]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (3 Democrats).
Jan 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on January 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2013
Length: 2 pages
To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to repeal the denial of food stamp eligibility of ex-offenders.
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Last Action: Jan 20, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 197 — 113th Congress: Food Assistance to Improve Reintegration Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr197
“H.R. 197 — 113th Congress: Food Assistance to Improve Reintegration Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. July 31, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr197>
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