Text: H.R.6510 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 6510

 To require the Secretary of Agriculture to expand for all the States 
during the COVID-19 public health emergency declared under section 319 
 of the Public Health Service Act, the program to approve retail food 
 stores to accept through on-line transactions supplemental nutrition 
 assistance program benefits provided under the Food and Nutrition Act 
                                of 2008.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             April 14, 2020

   Ms. Omar (for herself, Mr. Lowenthal, Ms. Pingree, Ms. Tlaib, Mr. 
  Langevin, Mr. Espaillat, Mr. Garcia of Illinois, Mr. Cuellar, Mrs. 
  Napolitano, Ms. Pressley, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Wild, Mr. Neguse, and 
 Mrs. Hayes) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                        Committee on Agriculture

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                                 A BILL


 
 To require the Secretary of Agriculture to expand for all the States 
during the COVID-19 public health emergency declared under section 319 
 of the Public Health Service Act, the program to approve retail food 
 stores to accept through on-line transactions supplemental nutrition 
 assistance program benefits provided under the Food and Nutrition Act 
                                of 2008.

    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 Online Purchasing Flexibility 
Act of 2020''.

SEC. 2. EXPANSION OF SNAP ONLINE PURCHASING PROGRAM FOR ALL STATES 
              DURING THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY.

    Notwithstanding section 7(k)(4)(A) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 
2008 (7 U.S.C. 2016(k)(4)(A)), during the period in which the COVID-19 
public health emergency declared under section 319 of the Public Health 
Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247d) is in effect, the Secretary of Agriculture 
shall implement section 7(k)(1) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 
(7 U.S.C. 2016(k)(1)) for all the States (as defined in section 3 of 
the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2012)) that participate in 
the supplemental nutrition assistance program under such Act.
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