skip to main content
React to this bill with an emoji:
Save your position on this bill bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support:

H.R. 1189: Anti-hunger Empowerment Act of 2017

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide greater access to the supplemental nutrition assistance program by reducing duplicative and burdensome administrative requirements, authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to award grants to certain community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups for the purpose of establishing and implementing a Beyond the Soup Kitchen Pilot Program for certain socially and economically disadvantaged populations, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

What you can do

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 16, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Feb 16, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 16, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

José Serrano

Representative for New York's 15th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017
Length: 33 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 16, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1189 is 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 1189 — 115th Congress: Anti-hunger Empowerment Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. October 21, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr1189>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.