To provide a State option for certain cash-value voucher increases during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 5, 2020
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 5, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Schrier, Wright Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Fresh Food WIC Purchases, Help Farmers”
— Rep. Kim Schrier [D-WA8] (Sponsor) on May 6, 2020
“Wright, Schrier Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Farmers, Increase Fresh Food WIC Purchases”
— Rep. Ron Wright [R-TX6, 2019-2021] (Co-sponsor) on May 6, 2020
May 5, 2020
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H.R. 6726 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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