S.1674 - HOME Meals Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] (Introduced 05/23/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1674 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/23/2019)
Helping Our Most Elderly secure Meals Act or the HOME Meals Act
This bill establishes a competitive grant program to enable states to purchase or repair vehicles for delivering meals to older individuals. The vehicles must be capable of safely storing hot and cold foods.
In awarding these grants, the Administration on Aging shall give preference to states with a high percentage of older individuals and states with high rates of individuals at or below the poverty line.