S.2043 - Farmer to Family Nutrition Enhancement Act100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA] (Introduced 02/04/1988)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/14/1988 Committee on Agriculture. Provisions of measure incorporated into measure S. 2560 ordered to be reported. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2043 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
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.