To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require that supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits be calculated with reference to the cost of the low-cost food plan as determined by the Secretary of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 12, 2016
Length: 9 pages
May 12, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 12, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 12, 2016
Mar 1, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1276.
H.R. 5215 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 5215 — 114th Congress: Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2016. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5215
“H.R. 5215 — 114th Congress: Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2016.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. March 18, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5215>
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