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 (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 1657 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jan 31, 1979

H.R. 1374 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jan 24, 1979

H.R. 1267 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jan 22, 1979

H.R. 1218 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jan 22, 1979

George Hansen
Representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district
Related Bills
H.R. 270 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 05, 1981

H.R. 1657 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 31, 1979


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

Introduced Jan 15, 1979
Referred to Committee Jan 15, 1979

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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 a household from this exclusion if it was participating in the food stamp program immediately prior to the start of such strike, or if any of its members is subject to an employer's lockout.

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