H.R. 176, The Anti-hunger Empowerment Act of 2009
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H.R. 176 would amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide greater access to the supplemental nutrition assistance program by reducing duplicative and burdensome administrative requirements, and it would authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to award grants to certain community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups for the purpose of establishing and implementing a Beyond the Soup Kitchen Pilot Program for certain socially and economically disadvantaged populations.
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Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 1/6/2009: Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Points in Favor
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