H. R. 6394
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 17, 2018
Mr. Roe of Tennessee introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture
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).
This Act may be cited as the
Healthy Food Choices Act.
Section 3(k) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2012(k)) is amended to read as follows:
Food means a supplemental food of the kind prescribed by the Secretary under section 17(b)(14) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(b)(14)).
This Act shall take effect on January 1, 2019.