H.R. 4252 (98th): An act to suspend the noncash benefit requirement for the Puerto Rico nutrition assistance program, to provide States with greater flexibility in the administration of the food stamp program, and for other purposes.


Oct 31, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 2, 1983

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 2, 1983.


Pub.L. 98-204


Baltasar Corrada-del Río

Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large

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Last Updated: Dec 2, 1983

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
(Measure passed Senate, amended) Amends the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to repeal as of January 1, 1984, the requirement that nutrition assistance in Puerto Rico be made available in ... Read more >
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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4252” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Oct 31, 1983
Reported by Committee
Nov 8, 1983
Passed House
Nov 15, 1983
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Nov 17, 1983
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Nov 18, 1983
Vote was By Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 2, 1983


5 cosponsors (3D, 2R) (show)
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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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