A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide for the participation of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Vermont. Independent.
Last Updated: Mar 6, 2019
Length: 8 pages
What legislators are saying
“Sanders lidera la carta indagando ante el retraso para proveer asistencia nutricional de emergencia para Puerto Rico por parte de la administracin de Trump”
— Sen. Bernard “Bernie” Sanders [I-VT] (Sponsor) on Jun 27, 2019
Mar 6, 2019
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S. 677 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 677. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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