S. 1007 (97th): Food Stamp and Commodity Distribution Amendments of 1981

A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to restrain food stamp program spending, to increase States agency flexibility, to focus benefits toward the most needy, to extend appropriations authority, to amend the Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973, and to extend and improve the commodity distribution programs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 27, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 10, 1981 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Jesse Helms

Senator from North Carolina

Republican

History

Apr 27, 1981
 
Introduced

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May 13, 1981
 
Reported by Committee

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Jun 10, 1981
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

S. 1007 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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