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H.R. 1470: Anti-Hunger Empowerment Act of 2019

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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.

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Sponsor and status

José Serrano

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 15th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2019
Length: 33 pages
Introduced
Feb 28, 2019
Status

Introduced on Feb 28, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 28, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Feb 28, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1470 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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