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.
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Sponsor and status
95th Congress (1977–1978)
This bill was introduced on January 27, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district
Mar 24, 1976
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 12777 (94th).
Jan 27, 1977
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H.R. 2649 (95th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2649. This is the one from the 95th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Food Stamp Act, H.R. 2649, 95th Cong. (1977).
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