S.1922 - Food Stamp Fraud Prevention and Accountability Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Vitter, David [R-LA] (Introduced 01/14/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||01/14/2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.|
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Summary: S.1922 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/14/2014)
Food Stamp Fraud Prevention and Accountability Act - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to disqualify from the supplemental nutrition assistance program (formerly known as the food stamp program) any person who has been found by a state or federal court or administrative agency hearing to have intentionally used an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card that was issued to a household of which the person is not a member.
Requires a state agency, if it elects not to require an EBT card to contain a photograph of one or more household members, to list on the EBT card the name of each household member who may use the card.
Requires a member of a household with such an EBT card to show photographic identification at the point of sale when using the card.