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      house Committees
      House Committee on Agriculture
      Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition
    IntroducedSeptember 10th, 2013

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Title

Healthy Food Choices Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require that supplemental nutrition assistance benefits be used to purchase only supplemental foods that are eligible for purchase under section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (commonly known as the WIC program).

Summary

Healthy Food Choices Act of 2013 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require that supplemental nutrition assistance benefits (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) be used to purchase only supplemental foods that are eligible for purchase under the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children (WIC).

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