Summary: S.2043 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.2043. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (02/04/1988)

Farmer to Family Nutrition Enhancement Act - Authorizes three-year demonstration projects in seven States to provide coupons (between ten and 20 dollars' worth) to special supplemental food program (WIC) and commodity supplemental food program (low-income elderly) recipients for use at farmers' markets.

Requires State matching funds. Establishes minimum and maximum grant levels. Limits the use of funds for administrative costs.

Requires: (1) annual State reports to the Secretary of Agriculture; and (2) annual reports by the Secretary to the appropriate congressional committees.

Authorizes FY 1989 through 1991 appropriations.