S.1733 - An Act to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to require food stamp State agencies to take certain actions to ensure that food stamp coupons are not issued for deceased individuals, to require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study of options for the design, development, implementation, and operation of a national database to track participation in Federal means-tested public assistance programs, and for other purposes.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lugar, Richard G. [R-IN] (Introduced 03/10/1998)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||11/12/1998 Became Public Law No: 105-379. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: S.1733 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (10/14/1998)
Amends the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to require each State agency to: (1) enter into a cooperative arrangement with the Commissioner of Social Security to obtain information on deceased individuals; and (2) use the information to verify and otherwise ensure that benefits are not issued to them.
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to: (1) report to specified congressional committees and the Secretary of the Treasury on the progress and effectiveness of such cooperative arrangements; and (2) study and report to the Congress on options for the design, development, implementation, and operation of a national database to track participation in Federal means-tested public assistance programs. Provides funding for such study.