Hunger Prevention Act of 1988

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Hunger Prevention Act of 1988
Great Seal of the United States
Long titleAn Act to amend the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to make available additional types of commodities, to improve child nutrition and food stamp programs, to provide other hunger relief, and for other purposes.
Enacted bythe 100th United States Congress
EffectiveSeptember 19, 1988
Citations
Public law100-435
Statutes at Large102 Stat. 1645
Codification
Acts amendedTemporary Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983
Titles amended7 U.S.C.: Agriculture
U.S.C. sections amended7 U.S.C. ch. 51 § 2011 et seq.
Legislative history

The Hunger Prevention Act of 1988 (P.L. 100-435) amended the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983 (P.L. 98-8) to require the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to make additional types of commodities available for the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), to improve the child nutrition and food stamp programs, and to provide other hunger relief.

References[edit]

  • Public Domain This article incorporates public domain material from the Congressional Research Service document: Jasper Womach. "Report for Congress: Agriculture: A Glossary of Terms, Programs, and Laws, 2005 Edition" (PDF).