H.R. 2649 (95th): Food Stamp Act

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 titles are written by its sponsor.



Jan 27, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 27, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Andrew Young Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district



Jan 27, 1977

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H.R. 2649 (95th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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