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house Bill H.R. 1355

State Nutrition Assistance Flexibility Act of 2013

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      house Committees
      Committee on Agriculture
      Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit
      Committee on Education and Labor
      Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education
      Worker and Family Support
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedMarch 21st, 2013

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State Nutrition Assistance Flexibility Act of 2013

Official Title

To replace certain Federal nutrition programs with a block grant to the States, and for other purposes.


State Nutrition Assistance Flexibility Act of 2013 - States that the purpose of this Act is to provide federal financial assistance to the states in the form of a single grant to allow the states flexibility in providing, and financing the provision of, supplemental food and nutrition assistance. Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to provide each qualifying state with a specified quarterly grant for each of FY2014-FY2023. Requires a state to certify that such supplemental food and nutrition assistance will include specified work and benefits use requirements. Authorizes states to: (1) set aside funds to be used during periods of unexpectedly high unemployment or program enrollment, and (2) use up to 30% of funds for other welfare-related programs. Prohibits supplemental food and nutrition assistance from being provided to aliens who are not residing legally in the United States. Requires annual state audits. Sets forth federal program authorities and nondiscrimination provisions. Repeals the: (1) the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program); (2) the emergency food assistance program; (3) community food projects; (4) the commodity supplemental food program; (5) the senior farmers' market nutrition program; and (6) the fresh fruit and vegetable program.

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