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.
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Sep 27, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
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
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H.R. 7179 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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