H. R. 228
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 14, 2013
Mr. Graves of Missouri introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to prevent the payment of cash to recipients of supplemental nutrition assistance for the return of empty bottles and cans used to contain food purchased with benefits provided under such Act.
This Act may be cited as the
SNAP Fraud Prevention Act of
Section 3(k)(1) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2012(k)(1)) is amended—
and hot foods and inserting
hot foods, and
by adding at the end the following:
and any deposit fee in excess of amount of the State fee reimbursement (if any) required to purchase any food or food product contained in a returnable bottle or can, regardless of whether such fee is included in the shelf price posted for such food or food product,
This Act and the amendments made by this Act shall take effect 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.