About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to assure low-income households the opportunity to attain adequate levels of nutrition by increasing their purchasing power, to strengthen the food sector of the economy.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Mar 24, 1976
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 12777 (94th).
Jan 27, 1977
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2649”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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H.R. 12777 (94th)
was a previous version of this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 24, 1976
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2649 — 95th Congress: Food Stamp Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr2649
“H.R. 2649 — 95th Congress: Food Stamp Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1977. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr2649>
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