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Food Stamp Fraud Prevention and Accountability Act

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A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to prevent the illegal trafficking of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits by requiring all program beneficiaries to show valid photo identification when purchasing items with program benefits.

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01/07/2015Introduced in Senate

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01/07/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
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Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry01/07/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/07/2015)

Food Stamp Fraud Prevention and Accountability Act

Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to disqualify from the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) any person who has been found to have intentionally used an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card issued to a household of which the person is not a member.

Requires an EBT card to include a list of the members of a household eligible to use the card, if a state agency does not require the card to include a photograph. Requires a member of a household using an EBT card to show photographic identification at the point of sale.