To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to simplify the SNAP recertification process for the elderly and disabled, and to spur innovation in the application processes of SNAP, the Medicare Savings Program, and supplemental security income that will increase the utilization of entitlement programs among the most vulnerable of populations.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 1, 2017
Length: 9 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on December 1, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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23 Cosponsors (23 Democrats)
Dec 1, 2017
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H.R. 4521 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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