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Introduced in House (02/24/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1025


To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to modify the exception to the work requirement.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 24, 2015

Mr. McDermott (for himself, Ms. DelBene, Mr. McGovern, Ms. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, and Ms. Jackson Lee) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture


A BILL

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to modify the exception to the work requirement.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “SNAP Work Opportunities Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Amendments.

(a) Work requirement.—Section 6(o)(3) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2015(o)(3)) is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (D) by striking “or” at the end,

(2) in subparagraph (E) by striking the period at the end and inserting “; or”, and

(3) by adding at end the following:

“(F) not offered a position in a program described in subparagraph (B) or (C) of paragraph (2).”.

(b) Funding of employment and training programs.—Section 16(h)(1)(E)(ii)(II) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2025(h)(1)(E)(ii)(II)) is amended by inserting “subparagraphs (A) through (E) of” after “under”.

SEC. 3. Effective date.

This Act, and the amendments made by this Act, shall take effect on the 1st day of the 1st fiscal year that begins after the date of the enactment of this Act.


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