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Dec 6, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 20, 2008
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 20, 2008.
Senator from New York
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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2008
Length: 2 pages
A bill to encourage the donation of excess food to nonprofit organizations that provide assistance to food-insecure people in the United States in contracts entered into by executive agencies for the provision, service, or sale of food.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
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.
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2420”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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). S. 2420 — 110th Congress: Federal Food Donation Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2420
“S. 2420 — 110th Congress: Federal Food Donation Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2420>
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