S. 305 (100th): Commodity Distribution Reform Act of 1987


Jan 13, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 1, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the National School Lunch Act to improve the administration of the commodity distribution program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/5/1987--Indefinitely postponed in Senate.(Measure indefinitely postponed in Senate, H.R. 1340 passed in lieu) Commodity Distribution Reform Act of 1987 - Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Department of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 13, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 1, 1987
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 305”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (12R, 12D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 236 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 1, 1987

H.R. 1340 (Related)
Commodity Distribution Reform Act and WIC Amendments of 1987

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 8, 1988

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