Hunger Prevention Act of 1988
|Long title||An 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 by||the 100th United States Congress|
|Effective||September 19, 1988|
|Statutes at Large||102 Stat. 1645|
|Acts amended||Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983|
|Titles amended||7 U.S.C.: Agriculture|
|U.S.C. sections amended||7 U.S.C. ch. 51 § 2011 et seq.|
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.
- This article incorporates public domain material from Jasper Womach. Report for Congress: Agriculture: A Glossary of Terms, Programs, and Laws, 2005 Edition (PDF). Congressional Research Service.