Summary: H.R.2809 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2809. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/16/2019)

Improving Access to Nutrition Act of 2019

This bill repeals certain work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program). (Under current law, the requirements apply to able-bodied adults who are ages 18-49 and have no dependent children. Individuals who do not meet certain work requirements are generally prohibited from receiving more than 3 months of SNAP benefits over a 36-month period.)