S. 1120 (109th): Hunger-Free Communities Act of 2006


May 25, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 8, 2006 but was never passed by the House.


Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2006
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act to reduce hunger in the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - National Commitment to End HungerSection101 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study of major matters relating to the problem of hunger in the United States. ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 25, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 8, 2006
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1120”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


44 cosponsors (33D, 10R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1172 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 19, 2007

H.R. 2717 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2005

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