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


Apr 27, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

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.


Jesse Helms
Senator from North Carolina

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1208 (98th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 4, 1983

H.R. 3273 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 28, 1981

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1007” means this is a Senate 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 27, 1981
Reported by Committee
May 13, 1981
Passed Senate
Jun 10, 1981


Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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