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Protect SNAP Act

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12/06/2019 Introduced in House Open
12/06/2019 Introduced in House Open


116 HR 5349 IH: Protect SNAP Act
U.S. House of Representatives
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I116th CONGRESS1st SessionH. R. 5349IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESDecember 6, 2019Ms. DeLauro (for herself, Ms. Lee of California, Ms. Fudge, Mrs. Dingell, Mr. Lowenthal, Ms. Moore, Mr. García of Illinois, Mr. Meeks, Ms. Tlaib, Mr. Schiff, Ms. Speier, Mr. Rush, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Ryan, Mr. Brown of Maryland, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Khanna, Mr. Welch, Mrs. Torres of California, Ms. Bonamici, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Takano, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Omar, Ms. Adams, Ms. Waters, Mr. DeSaulnier, Mr. Langevin, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Mr. McEachin, Mr. Veasey, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Mr. Costa, Mr. Stanton, Ms. Barragán, Ms. Escobar, Mr. Trone, Mr. Perlmutter, Mr. Luján, Mr. Price of North Carolina, Mr. Ted Lieu of California, Ms. Pingree, Mr. Courtney, Mr. Case, Ms. Meng, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Beyer, Ms. DelBene, Mr. Connolly, Mr. Richmond, Mr. Espaillat, Ms. Haaland, Mr. Lewis, Mr. Sherman, Mr. Deutch, Mr. Cleaver, Mr. Cárdenas, Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois, Mrs. Kirkpatrick, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Sewell of Alabama, Ms. Slotkin, Mr. Van Drew, Ms. Wild, Mr. Panetta, Mr. Serrano, Ms. Wilson of Florida, Mr. Gallego, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Ms. McCollum, Ms. Sánchez, Mrs. Davis of California, Ms. Bass, Mr. Cisneros, Ms. Jackson Lee, Ms. Clark of Massachusetts, Mr. Cox of California, Mr. Clay, Mr. Clyburn, Ms. Johnson of Texas, Ms. Plaskett, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Green of Texas, Mr. Payne, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Mr. Lawson of Florida, Mr. David Scott of Georgia, Mrs. Demings, Ms. Wexton, Ms. Kelly of Illinois, Mrs. Hayes, Mr. Delgado, Mr. Evans, Mrs. Beatty, Mr. Hastings, and Mr. Kennedy) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on AgricultureA BILLTo prevent the changing of regulations governing the provision of waivers under the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
Short title
This Act may be cited as the Protect SNAP Act.
Preventing the changing of regulations governing waivers under the supplemental nutrition assistance program
No rule, regulation, proposed rule, policy directive, or guideline may be issued or enforced by the Secretary of Agriculture, by the head of any entity within the Department of Agriculture (including the Food and Nutrition Service), or by any other person or entity that— (1)supersedes subsection (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), or (f) of section 273.24 of title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations as in effect on December 1, 2018; or (2)modifies the effect or operation of any such subsection as so in effect.
Restriction on Federal funds
No Federal funds (including fees) made available for any fiscal year may be used to finalize, implement, administer, enforce, carry out, or otherwise give effect to the proposed rule entitled Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Requirements for Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents (84 Fed. Reg. 980; February 1, 2019).

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Rosa DeLauro D-CT 12/06/2019 Sponsor
Frederica Wilson D-FL 12/06/2019 Cosponsor
Susan Wild D-PA 12/06/2019 Cosponsor
Jennifer Wexton D-VA 12/06/2019 Cosponsor
Peter Welch D-VT 12/06/2019 Cosponsor
Maxine Waters D-CA 12/06/2019 Cosponsor
Marc Veasey D-TX 12/06/2019 Cosponsor
David Trone D-MD 12/06/2019 Cosponsor
Norma Torres D-CA 12/06/2019 Cosponsor
Rashida Tlaib D-MI 12/06/2019 Cosponsor
Dina Titus D-NV 01/15/2020 Cosponsor
Bennie Thompson D-MS 12/06/2019 Cosponsor
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12/06/2019 President Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.Action By: House of Representatives
12/06/2019 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
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