New Cosponsor — Sep 25, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD1]
The bill now has 1 cosponsor (1 Republican).
Sep 10, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on September 10, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 10, 2013
Length: 2 pages
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require that supplemental nutrition assistance benefits be used to purchase only supplemental foods that are eligible for purchase under section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (commonly known as the WIC program).
9/10/2013--Introduced.Healthy Food Choices Act of 2013 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require that supplemental nutrition assistance benefits (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3073 — 113th Congress: Healthy Food Choices Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr3073
“H.R. 3073 — 113th Congress: Healthy Food Choices Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr3073>
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