A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to prevent the illegal trafficking of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits by requiring all program beneficiaries to show valid photo identification when purchasing items with program benefits.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Jan 7, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 7, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Louisiana
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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1922 (113th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
S. 57 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2017). S. 57 — 114th Congress: Food Stamp Fraud Prevention and Accountability Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s57
“S. 57 — 114th Congress: Food Stamp Fraud Prevention and Accountability Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. February 20, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s57>
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