To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to treat attendance at an institution of higher education the same as work for the purpose of determining eligibility to participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 34th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2019
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on September 12, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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59 Cosponsors (59 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
Sep 12, 2019
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H.R. 4297 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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