H.R. 7179 (110th): National Obesity Prevention Act of 2008
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.
Edolphus “Ed” Towns
Representative for New York's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2008
Length: 8 pages
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.
- What is a bill?
The “H.R.” in “H.R. 7179” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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 votes related to this bill.
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