H.R.4919 - SNAP Abuse and Fraud Prevention Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Walker, Mark [R-NC-6] (Introduced 02/02/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/08/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4919 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/02/2018)
SNAP Abuse and Fraud Prevention Act of 2018
This bill amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement the National Accuracy Clearinghouse (NAC) on a nationwide basis. (The NAC is currently a five-state pilot program.)
The NAC is a database of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) information for states to use to prevent SNAP participants from receiving duplicative benefits in multiple states.
The bill requires all states to use the NAC when making SNAP eligibility determinations and specifies requirements for USDA regulations implementing this bill.