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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

State Nutrition Assistance Flexibility Act of 2012

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Official Title as Introduced

To replace certain Federal nutrition programs with a block grant to the States, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
10/02/2012Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date
12/03/2012Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition and Horticulture .
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
10/02/2012Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Action By: House of Representatives
10/02/2012Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
10/02/2012Referred to House Agriculture
Action By: House of Representatives
10/02/2012Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/02/2012Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture10/02/2012 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition and Horticulture12/03/2012 Referred to
House Ways and Means10/02/2012 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce10/02/2012 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/02/2012)

State Nutrition Assistance Flexibility Act of 2012 - States that the purpose of this Act is to provide federal financial assistance to the states in the form of a single grant to allow the states flexibility in providing, and financing the provision of, supplemental food and nutrition assistance.

Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to provide each qualifying state with a specified quarterly grant for each of FY2013 through FY2022.

Requires a state to certify that such supplemental food and nutrition assistance will include specified work and benefits use requirements.

Authorizes states to: (1) set aside funds to be used during periods of unexpectedly high unemployment or program enrollment, and (2) use up to 30% of funds for other welfare-related programs.

Prohibits supplemental food and nutrition assistance from being provided to aliens who are not residing legally in the United States.

Requires annual state audits.

Sets forth federal program authorities and nondiscrimination provisions.

Repeals the: (1) the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program); (2) the emergency food assistance program; (3) community food projects; (4) the commodity supplemental food program; (5) the senior farmers' market nutrition program; and (6) the fresh fruit and vegetable program.