H.R. 2422 (99th): Food Stamp and Commodity Distribution Improvement Act of 1985


May 8, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 8, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Leon Panetta

Representative for California's 16th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize, and improve the operation of, the food stamp program, the commodity supplemental food program, and the temporary emergency food assistance program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/8/1985--Introduced.Food Stamp and Commodity Distribution Improvement Act of 1985 - TitleI - Food Stamp and Related ProvisionsAmends the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to make homeless persons eligible to participate ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 8, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2422”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


48 cosponsors (44D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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