S.2359: A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require consideration of the assets of a household for broad-based categorical eligibility for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

Overview

S. 2359 would severely curtail the number of eligible recipients for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program by halting benefits to households with assets higher than $2,250 ($3,500 for households that include an elderly or disabled member).

Our Stance

Oppose

Priority

High

Bill Number

S.2359

Date Introduced

July 31, 2019

Committee

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Bill Status

Introduced or Prefiled