H.R. 415 (96th): A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1964, to exclude from coverage under the Act households which have members who are on strike, and for other purposes.


Jan 15, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 15, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George Hansen

Representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)
1/15/1979--Introduced.Amends the Food Stamp Act of 1964 to exclude from eligibility for food stamps any household whose principal wage earner is on strike for the duration of such strike. Excepts ... Read more >
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H.R. 270 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 1981

H.R. 1657 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 31, 1979

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Jan 15, 1979


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