“SNAP is essential in protecting the most vulnerable citizens during tough times, but we need to have a complete understanding of its mission and purpose.” That was the message from House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway this week as the committee began its top-to-bottom review of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as food stamps.
H.R. 992, the Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act
To amend provisions in section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to Federal assistance for swaps entities.
Reps. Randy Hultgren (R-IL), Richard Hudson (F-NC), Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), and Jim Himes (D-CT)
Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on March 6, 2013
Ordered reported by recorded vote of 31 yeas to 14 nays on March 20, 2013 (Roll Call Vote #1)