To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to modify the work requirement applicable to able-bodied adults without dependents.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2017
Length: 5 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on June 22, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
101 Cosponsors (101 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Letter: Congress needs to take on food stamp reform”
— Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6] (Sponsor) on Sep 2, 2018
Jun 22, 2017
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H.R. 2996 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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