H.R.5719: CLOSE Act

Overview

The CLOSE Act (H.R. 5719) would implement a financial asset verification program that would restrict the number of eligible SNAP participants. Sponsors of this bill project that if passed, this legislation would kick more than five million individuals off of SNAP and reduce federal investment in nutritional programs by $7 billion.

Our Stance

Oppose

Priority

Medium

Bill Number

H.R.5719

Date Introduced

January 30, 2020

Committee

House Agriculture Committee

Bill Status

Introduced or Prefiled