To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require that supplemental nutrition assistance benefits be used to purchase only supplemental foods that are eligible for purchase under section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (commonly known as the WIC program).
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 17, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on July 17, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Roe Reintroduces Legislation to Improve Food Guidelines for SNAP”
— Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1] (Sponsor) on Jul 17, 2018
Jul 17, 2018
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H.R. 6394 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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