H.R.6895 - A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1964 for the purpose of transferring the food stamp program to the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, for the purpose of excluding certain households from eligibility for food stamps if a member of such household is on strike, and for the purpose of excluding certain individuals from eligibility for food stamps if such individual receives at least one-half of his income from a member of another household which is ineligible for food stamps.94th Congress (1975-1976)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Archer, Bill [R-TX-7] (Introduced 05/13/1975)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||05/13/1975 Referred to House Committee on Agriculture. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6895 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/13/1975)
Transfers all functions of the Secretary of Agriculture under the Food Stamp Act to the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare.
Declares that a household shall not participate in the food stamp program while any of its members is on strike due to a labor dispute. Exempts any such household that qualified for food stamps prior to the start of such strike.
Stipulates that any individual who is receiving at least one-half of his income from any member of another household shall not be considered as a member of a household for purposes of the Food Stamp Act of 1964.
Directs the Secretary to prescribe rules for the purpose of determining the eligibility of such person.