H.R.6651 - Food Security Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 07/30/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||10/03/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry.|
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Summary: H.R.6651 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/30/2008)
Food Security Act of 2008 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (the Food Stamp Act of 1977 as renamed by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008) to increase to 12 months the amount of time certain work capable adults can receive supplemental nutrition assistance benefits (formerly, food stamp benefits).
Revises the definition of "covered individual."