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Feb 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 19, 2005 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 21, 2005
Length: 10 pages
To prevent legislative and regulatory functions from being usurped by civil liability actions brought or continued against food manufacturers, marketers, distributors, advertisers, sellers, and trade associations for claims of injury relating to a person's weight gain, obesity, or any health condition associated with weight gain or obesity.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 554 — 109th Congress: Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr554
“H.R. 554 — 109th Congress: Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. August 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr554>
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