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H.R. 5478 - Northern Mariana Islands Enhanced Nutrition Assistance Act of 2018

Introduced: 2018-04-11
Bill Status: Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5478


    To amend the Agricultural Act of 2014 to make funds available for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands pilot project for fiscal years 2019 through 2023.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 11, 2018

    Mr. Sablan introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture


A BILL

    To amend the Agricultural Act of 2014 to make funds available for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands pilot project for fiscal years 2019 through 2023.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Northern Mariana Islands Enhanced Nutrition Assistance Act of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Amendments.

Section 4031(e)(2) of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Public Law 113–79; 48 U.S.C. 1841 note) is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (A)—

(A) by striking “subparagraph (B)” and inserting “subparagraphs (B) and (C)”;

(B) in clause (i) by striking “and” at the end;

(C) in clause (ii)—

(i) by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and

(ii) by adding at the end the following:

“(iii) $8,500,000 for each of the fiscal years 2019 through 2023.”;

(2) in subparagraph (B) by striking “If” and inserting “Subject to subparagraph (C), if”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(C) LIMITATION.—Notwithstanding subparagraph (B), no funds available under subparagraph (A)(iii) may be provided under subparagraph (B) for a fiscal year if the amount of unexpended funds that remain available under subparagraph (B)(ii) as of January 1 immediately preceding the first day of such fiscal year exceeds $8,500,000.”.


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