Summary: S.1926 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1926. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (03/11/1994)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Reporting and Staggered Issuance for Households

on Reservations

Title II: Access to Retail Food Stores by Food Stamp

Households

Food Stamp Program Improvements Act of 1994 - Title I: Reporting and Staggered Issuance for Households on Reservations - Amends the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to: (1) permit a State to require periodic reporting by migrant or seasonal farmworker households; and (2) set forth conditions under which a State may require such reporting for reservation households.

Provides for staggered food stamp issuances on reservations.

Requires a General Accounting Office study and report on tribal organization administration of the food stamp program.

Title II: Access to Retail Food Stores by Food Stamp Households - Amends the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to: (1) redefine "retail food store"; and (2) define "staple foods."

Expands the use and disclosure of information provided by retail and wholesale food concerns to include Federal and State law enforcement and investigative agencies.

Requires demonstration projects to test innovative activities directed at coupon trafficking.

Continues program eligibility for establishments or house-to-house trade routes currently authorized to accept food stamps.

Requires a report on the impact of this Act on retail store program participation.