HR 350

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 350

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide greater access to the supplemental nutrition assistance program by reducing duplicative and burdensome administrative requirements, authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to award grants to certain community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups for the purpose of establishing and implementing a Beyond the Soup Kitchen Pilot Program for certain socially and economically disadvantaged populations, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 19, 2011

Mr. SERRANO introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture


A BILL

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide greater access to the supplemental nutrition assistance program by reducing duplicative and burdensome administrative requirements, authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to award grants to certain community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups for the purpose of establishing and implementing a Beyond the Soup Kitchen Pilot Program for certain socially and economically disadvantaged populations, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

TITLE I--AMENDMENTS TO THE FOOD AND NUTRITION ACT OF 2008

SEC. 101. AMENDMENTS TO THE FOOD AND NUTRITION ACT OF 2008.

SEC. 102. COMPARATIVE PROGRESS REPORT.

TITLE II--ANTI-HUNGER GRANTS PROGRAM

SEC. 201. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 202. BEYOND THE SOUP KITCHEN PILOT PROGRAM.

SEC. 203. SELECTION OF PRIMARY COMMUNITY-BASED NONPROFIT FEEDING AND ANTI-HUNGER GROUPS AND SUBGRANTEES.

SEC. 204. USES OF GRANTS.

SEC. 205. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.

SEC. 206. ALLOCATION OF GRANTS.

SEC. 207. REPORTS AND EVALUATION.

SEC. 208. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS.

SEC. 209. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 210. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

TITLE III--EFFECTIVE DATE

SEC. 301. EFFECTIVE DATE.

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