Text: H.R.2383 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/15/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2383


To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to change the eligible foods allowed for purchase under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (commonly known as SNAP).


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 15, 2015

Mr. Rice of South Carolina (for himself, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Blum, Mr. Jones, Mrs. Miller of Michigan, Mr. Byrne, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Cook, Mr. Rohrabacher, and Mr. Mooney of West Virginia) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture


A BILL

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to change the eligible foods allowed for purchase under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (commonly known as SNAP).

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 “Nutritious Options for Meals Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Amendment.

Section 3(k)(1) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2012(k)(1)) is amended by striking “any food” the first place it appears and all that follows through “consumption” the last place it appears, and inserting the following: “a supplemental food of the kind prescribed by the Secretary under section 17(b)(14) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, or lean meat or poultry as prescribed by the Secretary,”.