About the bill
- Full Title
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide coordinated leadership in Federal efforts to prevent and reduce obesity and to promote sound health and nutrition among Americans, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Sep 27, 2008
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7179”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 7179 — 110th Congress: National Obesity Prevention Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr7179
“H.R. 7179 — 110th Congress: National Obesity Prevention Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr7179>
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