S. 2420 (110th): Federal Food Donation Act of 2008


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.


Pub.L. 110-247


Charles “Chuck” Schumer

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2008
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

6/20/2008--Public Law.Federal Food Donation Act of 2008 - Requires the Federal Acquisition Regulation to be revised to require all government contracts above $25,000 for the provision, service, or sale of ... Read more >


Dec 6, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 10, 2008
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.

May 22, 2008
Passed Senate

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.

Jun 3, 2008
Passed House

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.

Jun 20, 2008
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.


6 cosponsors (4R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4220 (Related)
Federal Food Donation Act of 2007

Passed House
Last Action: Dec 17, 2007

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