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Last Action: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2015.
Jan 27, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
This bill was introduced on January 27, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district
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.
1/27/1977--Introduced.Food Stamp Act - Repeals the Food Stamp Act of 1964, as amended, and authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to formulate and administer a new food stamp program under which, ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 12777 (94th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr2649>
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