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      house Committees
      House Committee on Agriculture
      Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition
    IntroducedJune 17th, 2013

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Title

Enhancing Nutrition Services to the Elderly and Disabled Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to permit providers of eligible food purchasing and delivery services to be approved as retail food stores that accept and redeem supplemental nutrition assistance benefits.

Summary

Enhancing Nutrition Services to the Elderly and Disabled Act of 2013 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (formerly known as the Food Stamp Act of 1977) to include as a "retail food store" under the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP, formerly the food stamp program) a public or private nonprofit food purchasing and delivery service that: (1) serves individuals who are unable to shop for food and who are at least 60 years old or physically or mentally handicapped or otherwise disabled, and (2) notifies the participating household at the time of order that any delivery fee cannot be paid with SNAP benefits.