H.R.176 - Anti-hunger Empowerment Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-16] (Introduced 01/06/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||04/23/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry.|
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Summary: H.R.176 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/06/2009)
Anti-hunger Empowerment Act of 2009 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (formerly known as the Food Stamp Act of 1977) to replace current supplemental nutrition assistance program (formerly known as the food stamp program) administrative cost provisions with provisions authorizing 75% reimbursement for specified state activities to increase program access.
States that fingerprinting shall not be required for program participation.
Beyond the Soup Kitchen Grants Program Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a Beyond the Soup Kitchen pilot program to provide grants: (1) to a primary community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger group in each designated pilot community which shall allocate subgrants to other nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups in such community; and (2) for technical assistance grants.
Sets forth program provisions.