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Sep 27, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on September 27, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2008
Length: 8 pages
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.
9/27/2008--Introduced.National Obesity Prevention Act of 2008 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish the Office of the National Coordinator of Obesity Initiatives. Requires the National Coordinator to implement ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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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.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr7179>
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