H.R. 12549 (94th): A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1964 to prohibit any individual from receiving food stamps who receives at least one-half of his income from any other individual who is a member of another household which is ineligible for food stamps.


Mar 16, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jerry Litton

Representative for Missouri's 6th congressional district


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3/16/1976--Introduced.Prohibits from becoming eligible for food stamps an individual who is 18 years of age or older and who is receiving half of his income from any member of another ... Read more >

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Mar 16, 1976

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