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Text of the Food Assistance to Improve Reintegration Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on January 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 4, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 197

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 4, 2013

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

A BILL

To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to repeal the denial of food stamp eligibility of ex-offenders.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Food Assistance to Improve Reintegration Act of 2013 .

2.

Repeal of denial of benefits

Section 115 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (21 U.S.C. 862a) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a) by striking paragraph (2);

(2)

in subsection (b) by striking paragraph (2); and

(3)

in subsection (e) by striking paragraph (2).