Amendment sought to direct the Comptroller General to establish a pilot program within nine states that would collect the data that is currently required to be reported under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 and under the benefit redemption requirements applicable to households under the Act. Amendment also sought to require the Comptroller General, at the end of the pilot program, to determine whether item specific data purchased with SNAP benefits can be collected using existing reporting requirements and how to improve current SNAP reporting.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 26 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to direct the Comptroller General to establish a pilot program within nine states using the data required to be reported for SNAP under the Food and Nutrition Act. After the pilot program ends, the Comptroller General shall determine whether item specific data purchased with SNAP benefits can be collected using existing reporting requirements, and how to improve current SNAP reporting.

House Amendment Code:

(A024)

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