H.R. 1268 (96th): A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to provide that individuals who participate in psychiatric residential treatment programs shall be eligible to receive food stamps.

Introduced:

Jan 22, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 22, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

W. Bill Young
Representative for Florida's 6th congressional district
Republican

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
1/22/1979--Introduced.Amends the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to grant eligibility to receive food stamps to individuals who participate in psychiatric residential treatment programs conducted by a private nonprofit organization or ...

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Related Bills

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H.R. 12926 (95th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 1, 1978

H.R. 1780 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 5, 1981

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History

Introduced
Jan 22, 1979

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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