HR.5642 - To Amend The Food And Nutrition Act Of 2008 To Modify The Eligibility Disqualification For Certain Convicted Felons.

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9/18/2014--Introduced. Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to strike a provision that allows individuals convicted of felonies that would otherwise disqualify them from receiving benefits under the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) to still receive benefits unless they also: failed to comply with the terms of the sentence; fled to avoid prosecution, custody, or confinement; or violated a condition of probation or parole.

Referred To The Subcommittee On Department Operations, Oversight, And Nutrition.
October 23rd 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Referred To The House Committee On Agriculture.
September 18th 2014 @ 12:00 AM

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