H.R. 6171: To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to eliminate the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to grant a waiver from the work requirements for participation in the supplemental nutrition assistance program on account of an area’s high unemployment rate or limited employment availability for individuals who reside in the area.

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Sep 26, 2016


Referred to Committee on Sep 26, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 26, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Glenn Grothman

Representative for Wisconsin's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2016
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Sep 26, 2016

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